Western Mountains and High Plains

September, 2009
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

First Zero Turn Electric Riding Mower

National News

With the interest in reducing pollution and lowering our carbon foot prints, electric mowers have been gaining in popularity. Electric mowers emit less pollution, are quieter, and, with new...

New Web Site for Gardeners with Physical Limitations

Gardeners with physical limitations often have to struggle to construct gardens they can easily tend. While there are many Web sites with information to help these gardeners, this new site brings...

World’s Favorite Rose Award

Roses are not just the most popular flower in the U.S., they are the most popular flower in the world. The World Federation of Rose Societies is a group of rose societies from 41 different...

Beet Juice Increases Stamina

Interested is having longer, less tiring workouts, being able to hike further, and generally have more stamina? Drink beet juice. Researchers at the University of Exeter in England studied 8 men...

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In the Garden


Late Summer and Fall Splendor

There's a chill in the evening air but the days are still warm. Walking through the garden the other morning, I was very pleased with the pleasing ambiance of late summer and early fall colors created by my plant combinations. I'm sure it has something...
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Favorite or New Plant

Apache Plume The Apache plume ( Fallugia paradoxa ) grows as an arching, lacy shrub with finely dissected...

Clever Gardening Technique

Protect Trees from Deer Antler Rub Damage It's the for the male deer to rid their antlers of the covering of soft velvet. In doing this...
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Regional Reminders

  • Beware of Powdery Mildew Disease
  • Keep Garden Clean
  • Plant When You Can
  • Breathe New Life into your Lawn
  • Plan for Spring-Flowering Bulbs

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