Western Mountains and High Plains
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Hosta of the Year
Hostas are the backbone of the shade garden. Easy to grow and generally trouble-free, they are available in a myriad of sizes and leaf shapes, colors and variegation patterns. In fact, the biggest...
Old Time Tomatoes
Gardeners grow heirloom tomatoes for a variety of reasons- for their delicious flavor, unique appearance, to maintain strains of genetic diversity. But even if these other reasons didnt apply,...
Welcome to Munchkin Land
Oak-leaf hydrangeas ( Hydrangea quercifolia ) are wonderful landscape plants. Their large, lobed leaves add textural interest to the garden in summer and change to gorgeous shades of burgundy and...
Lawn Care Made Easier
If youve ever struggled to move downspout extensions and splash blocks before you mow- and then had put them back once you were done- youll probably appreciate a new product from Landscape...
In the Garden
Your sense of smell will keep you out in the garden until it's too dark and stirs up old memories from garden's past. Getting more fragrance in your garden is relatively easy to do and it will add some interesting plants to your landscape.
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Arbor Day Foundation Get all kinds of information on trees and their value in your landscape. Visit the Arbor Day...
Favorite or New Plant
Lilacs When it comes to fragrant-blooming shrubs, lilacs are at the top of my list. With proper...
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- Divide perennials
- Plant dahlia tubers indoors
- Stagger vegetable plantings
- Pamper bare-root roses
- Choose healthy roots