Western Mountains and High Plains

November, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Giving the Gifts of Nature

As the growing season winds down, gather a supply of seeds, nuts, twigs, vines, dried flowers and leaves, pinecones and other natural treasures. You can use these materials to create unique arrangements, wreaths, everlasting bouquets, Christmas...
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Favorite or New Plant

Switchgrass Switchgrass ( Panicum virgatum ) is native to the tallgrass prairie and demanding of full sun but...

Clever Gardening Technique

Make Your Own Plant Labels If you have some old, vinyl, mini-blinds hanging around in the garage or shed, put them to use....
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Regional Reminders

  • Protect Outdoor Containers
  • Tidy Up the Yard
  • Take Advantage of Fall Sales
  • Check for Fall Watering Needs
  • Prune and Remove Dead Branches

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