Western Mountains and High Plains

November, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Landscapes for Life

National News

Would you like to have your garden be more in tune with nature? Are you interested in designing a landscape that not only looks good, but can be maintained with sustainable practices? If so, you...

Homegrown Harvest

If you're looking for a food gardening book full of not only helpful information but plentiful- and gorgeous- instructional photos as well, look no further than this new offering from the American...

Take Two Cockroaches and Call Me in the Morning

Most gardeners know that, when it comes to the insect world, we have friends as well as enemies. While some insects cause problems for us in our gardens and homes, many more are beneficials,...

Nutrition News

Need more reasons to grow- and eat- lots of fruits and vegetables? How about keeping your bones strong? In an article in the November 2010 issue of Nutrition Action Health Letter , published by...

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In the Garden


Get a Head Start on Spring Chores

Although many outdoor gardening activities come to a near standstill at this time of year, the wise gardener takes time to get a head start on the spring rush. Garden and landscape cleanup should be a priority and completed by month's end. Now is a...
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Favorite or New Plant

Redleaf Rose Although the single blooms of redleaf rose (Rosa glauca) are stunning in their simplicity, it...

Clever Gardening Technique

Make extra humidity for houseplants When houseplants are brought indoors to spend the fall and winter, light, temperature, and...
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Regional Reminders

  • Recycle leaves
  • Stockpile some garden soil
  • Make homemade mulch
  • Reduce watering frequency
  • Clean rain gutters

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