Western Mountains and High Plains
National News - From NGA Editors
Snow in Summer
Sweet alyssum ( Lobularia ) is such a versatile plant, it deserves a spot in just about every garden. Its frothy mounds of flowers look great as an edging plant, in a hanging basket or trailing...
Composting Made Easy
Adding compost to your soil is one of the best ways to improve growing conditions in any garden. Compost helps to lighten heavy soil, increase the water-holding capacity of sandy soils, encourage...
Gardening is great exercise, but all the bending and stooping needed as you weed, prune and plant can take its toll on your back. For those of us whose backs arent as strong as they once were, a...
Greencare for Troops
Greencare for Troops is a nationwide outreach program coordinated by the non-profit organization Project Evergreen, whose mission is to preserve and enhance green space in communities across the...
In the Garden
Spring is just around the corner. It's time to take advantage of the nice weather and prune shade and ornamental trees. When there are no leaves on our deciduous trees, their structure can be readily seen and evaluated. You can also identify dead or...
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U of A Photo Library If they haven't already, weeds will soon be sprouting throughout the yard and garden. Taking...
Clever Gardening Technique
Water Deeply to Prevent Salt Burn Our water quality influences how we irrigate landscape plants. Some water sources, including well...
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- Fertilize Flowering Plants Indoors
- Be on the Watch for Aphids
- Check Shrubs for Critter Damage
- Watering Rose Beds
- Prepare for Bare-Root Roses