Western Mountains and High Plains
National News - From NGA Editors
New Red and Pink Everblooming Hydrangeas
Many gardeners in Northern climates have been enjoying the blue hydrangea Endless Summer for a few years. Unlike most mophead hydrangeas ( Hydrangea macrophylla ), Endless Summer blooms on new...
Dual-Use Water Nozzle
Its time to start watering lawns and gardens. While conventional water nozzles produce a pressurized stream of water thats good for washing cars and driveways, they arent the best for watering...
Unique Double-Flowered Hostas
Hostas are one of the most popular shade perennials. Theyre carefree and easy to grow, and not only are there many variations of leaf color and pattern, the flowers on many varieties are...
Avoid Cypress Mulch
Hurricane Katrinas destruction on the gulf coast extends beyond the houses and streets of New Orleans. Its estimated that more than 64,000 acres of mature cypress forest was wiped out in the...
In the Garden
When spring blizzards pound the region, it's a reminder that springtime in the Rockies and high plains can be very unpredictable. We recently had over a foot of snow in the Denver metro area, and other parts of the Rocky Mountains had snowfall amounts...
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National Garden Month I encourage you to celebrate gardening and its benefits to our environment during National...
Success With Seed Starting Park's Success With Seed (Park Seed Company, $24.95; from www.parkseed.com ) has been one of...
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- Start Lawn Care
- Begin Soil Preparation
- Add Phosphorus to Garden Soils
- Remove Protective Mulch Sparingly and Slowly
- Start Warm-Season Crops