Western Mountains and High Plains

June, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Punch up your Garden with Blackberry Punch

National News

Looking to add some drama to your container plantings and hanging baskets this summer? Add excitement with the smoldering colors of Superbells® Blackberry Punch calibrachoa from Proven...

Find Out Where to Pick-Your-Own

Even if you don't have the space or time to grow all your fruits and vegetables yourself, you can still have the satisfaction of harvesting fresh, local produce yourself at a pick-your-own...

Be Water-wise with a Rain Barrel

Environmentally conscious gardeners -- not to mention thrifty ones -- look for ways to keep from wasting water while minimizing run-off and the pollution and erosion problems it can create. Using...

Top Gardening Books

Every year the American Horticultural Society, whose mission blends education, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship with the art and science of horticulture, presents its annual...

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In the Garden


Lilies - The Trumpets of the Summer Garden

There are many bulbs that herald in spring to awaken the garden, including daffodils, hyacinths, tulips, and irises. As summer approaches, it's lilies that step onto the garden stage, trumpeting with abundant color, fragrance, and form. The blooms are...
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Web Finds

North American Lily Society Once you get hooked on lilies, you can learn even more at Lilies . The website promotes...

Favorite or New Plant

Sunny Sunflowers My garden would be incomplete without sunflowers. The sunflower (Helianthus annuus) is an...
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Regional Reminders

  • Mulch Flowers and Vegetables
  • Plant More Vegetables
  • Fertilize Container Gardens
  • Support Plants
  • Protect Cherry Trees

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