Western Mountains and High Plains
National News - From NGA Editors
New Edible, Ornamental Salmonberry
Salmonberry is a common, native woodland shrub that grows in part shade in many areas of the country. Now it's available with striking golden foliage that contrasts beautifully with its bright...
The Lowdown on Organic Sprays
Organic pest controls are very popular with vegetable gardeners trying to avoid excessive pest damage and also have less impact on the environment. However, detailed information about the organic...
Home Gardens Essential for Bumblebees
Pollinating insects have been in the news lately because of their declining numbers and the impact this may have on many food crops. The good news is that it appears that wide-open spaces and...
High Lead Levels Found in Garden Hoses
A common summer scene involves kids squirting each other with the garden hose. Invariably, on a hot summer day some of the kids will take a drink from the hose. Weve all done it, whether as kids...
In the Garden
In some gardens there can be a lot of foot traffic from Rover, Tabby, various wild animals, and neighborhood kids that like to visit. A garden should be enjoyed by all, so plan on having plants that can withstand being walked on. That's right, plants...
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Shows & Events
Golden Farmers' Market Now through October 6, the Golden, Colorado, farmers' market is your place for fresh vegetables,...
Biological Control Information Center The NCSU Biological Control Information Center can help you discover environmentally friendly...
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- Eradicate Wild Morning Glory
- Watch for Hornworms
- Put Houseplants on Vacation
- Install New Sod
- Protect Fruit Trees