Western Mountains and High Plains
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New Container Clematis
Container gardening continues to be a hot trend, and more perennial plants are being bred to grow well in these small spaces. One of the best new clematis to grow in containers is Clematis...
Organic Ketchup Protects Against Cancer
It's been well documented that the antioxidant lycopene found in tomato-based products, such as ketchup, helps protect us against cancers of the breast, pancreas, prostate, and intestines. Now...
Learn to Graft
If you're looking for a fun horticultural project to help pass the winter, consider learning about grafting. You can learn the techniques from the comfort of your home with this award-winning,...
From the specialists in hummingbird mints (Agastache) comes a new award-winning variety that features foot-long spikes of rose-pink flowers, a raspberry red calyx, and sweetly scented foliage....
In the Garden
I was a child growing up on a small ranch in Western Colorado when I first learned about noxious weeds. Knapweed ( Centaurea diffusa ) is a relative of the common garden plant, bachelor's buttons, but it's an escapee in our region, and it invaded our...
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Favorite or New Plant
Oakleaf Hydrangea If there ever was a shrub for all seasons, it's the oakleaf hydrangea. 'Snow Queen' is a cultivar...
Clever Gardening Technique
Foiling Cats in the Garden Got cats digging in your flower beds? One way to repel them is to bury several soda or beer...
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- Read the Seed Packets
- Don't Put Ashes in Garden
- Add More Compost to the Soil