Western Mountains and High Plains
National News - From NGA Editors
New Dwarf, Variegated Weigela
Weigela is a widely grown, adaptable, spring-flowering shrub. Its beautiful tube-shaped flowers come in a range of colors from white to red. However, after blooming, the shrubs green foliage is...
A Safer Hedge Trimmer
For many gardeners, trimming the hedge is a time-consuming, physically strenuous, and potentially dangerous task. Now from England comes a new electric trimmer with a concealed blade and a...
Variegated Queen of the Meadow
Another common plant that has taken on a new look is queen of the meadow or Filipendula. This hardy perennial grows 4 feet tall, producing plumes of creamy white or pink flowers in midsummer. Its...
Enter a Photo Contest
Are you an amateur photographer who loves taking photos of gardens, parks, and green spaces? Why not enter your photos in a contest that could result in your photo being featured in a 2007...
In the Garden
During 25 years of doing a radio talk show in the Denver/Rocky Mountain region, I have answered hundreds of questions on growing tomatoes. They are among my favorite garden vegetables (or "fruits," if you prefer).
You've no doubt heard many rules...
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Favorite or New Plant
Lily-of-the-Valley The sweet fragrance emitting from the nodding, bell-shaped flowers of lily-of-the-valley is...
Clever Gardening Technique
Space-Saving Way to Grow Potatoes You can grow potatoes aboveground if you don't have the space in a garden plot. Use a plastic...
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- Rotate Planting Areas
- Fertilize Lawns
- Mow Lawn Frequently
- Mulch Plants the Easy Way
- Prune Spring-Blooming Shrubs