Western Mountains and High Plains
National News - From NGA Editors
DonÂt Bite Me Insect Repellent
Summer is biting insect time, and not only are mosquitoes annoying, they can transmit diseases such as West Nile virus and encephalitis. There is a plethora of repellent sprays on the market to...
New Dwarf Agapanthus
Agapanthus, or lily of the Nile, is a common perennial in warm climates (hardy in USDA zones 8 to11). The dark green, strap-like leaves provide an attractive ground cover, while the stalks of sky...
New Community Garden Book
With rising fuel and food prices, many people are turning to growing some of their food. However, people in urban areas or without access to land face challenges to growing their own. Community...
Does Rinsing Apples Remove Pesticides?
Its apple season and many people will be biting into the crisp fruit and enjoying the new crop in pies and sauces. Unfortunately, apples are routinely sprayed with pesticides to control a variety...
In the Garden
If your lawn is like mine, it has survived another long, hot summer. Or has it? Maybe unsightly weeds, thinning grass, and brown and yellow patches have more than likely turned your emerald carpet of green into Death Valley.
Don't despair, however....
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CSU Turfgrass Everything you need to know about lawns within our Rocky Mountain area can be found on this CSU...
Favorite or New Plant
Fall-Flowering Colchicum With the right planning, your late-summer and autumn garden can be highlighted by the spectacular...
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- Invite More Butterflies
- Start Harvesting Potatoes
- Remove Fallen Fruit
- Watch for Powdery Mildew
- Tackle Crabgrass