Western Mountains and High Plains

March, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Win a School Garden During National Garden Month

National News

April is National Garden Month, and for the fifth year in a row, National Gardening Association is asking every gardener to participate in and celebrate gardening during this month. We’re...

Unusual Pure White Zinnia

Zinnias are versatile, easy-to-grow annual flowers that can be planted in annual gardens, perennial gardens, and containers. Many of the large-flowered, dahlia-type zinnias also make excellent cut...

Award-Winning Dwarf River Birch

Each year the Cary Award is given to trees and shrubs with outstanding characteristics that are not widely grown in home landscapes. Although the award is for plants adapted to New England, many...

Fencing Out Slugs

Slugs are the bane of many a gardener's existence. There are many devices available to control slugs, from beer traps to toxic baits. Now there’s a new product that uses the most basic barrier...

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In the Garden


Transplanting Trees and Shrubs

Does your landscape need some new trees and shrubs? Perhaps you need to move small shrubs that were planted in the wrong spot or that may be getting too crowded. How about adding some new rose bushes at bargain prices? I've been garden store hopping and...
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Favorite or New Plant

Hyacinths One of my favorite flowers of spring is the fragrant hyacinth. Dutch bulb growers have cultivated...

Clever Gardening Technique

Coaxing Fruit Tree to Bear More Fruit Do you have a fruit tree that's not bearing up to par? You can coax it into being more productive...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Dahlia Tubers
  • Spray Dormant Oil
  • Start Tomatoes Indoors
  • Cut Back Ornamental Grasses
  • Clean Up Diseased Leaves

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