Western Mountains and High Plains

October, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


The Magic of Autumn Colors

That golden, reddish and purplish foliage of autumn that blankets our high plains and mountainous regions is not the result of Jack Frost. We often take it for granted that this foliage -- its spring and summer work finished -- simply has reached old...
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Favorite or New Plant

Colorful Fall Plants Here are some plants with reddish and purple fall colors you can add to your landscape next...

Clever Gardening Technique

Homemade Yellow Jacket and Wasp Trap When yellow jackets and wasps are getting too close for comfort, get rid of them by trapping. Use...
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Regional Reminders

  • Harvesting Summer Bulbs
  • Continue to Clean Up the Garden
  • Plant Spring-Flowering Bulbs
  • Winterize to Keep Out Uninvited Guests
  • Protect Water Features from Freezing Temperatures

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