Western Mountains and High Plains

October, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Lawn Wisdom Begins Now

If you'd rather forget about your lawn this fall, don't feel guilty. You're in good company. However the small amount of time you invest in lawn care this season will pay back ample dividends next year. Lawns are in the process of recovering from...
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Favorite or New Plant

Blazing Star Blazing star or gayfeather ( Liatris spicata ) is a hardy, dependable perennial with dense spires...

Clever Gardening Technique

The Amazing Cordless Bulb Drill Do you spend hours planting spring-flowering bulbs? Transform your cordless drill into a bulb...
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Regional Reminders

  • Harvest From the Garden
  • Inspect and Clean Houseplants
  • Clean up the Garden and Till
  • Mulch Root Crops to Extend the Season
  • Water Newly Planted Trees and Shrubs

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