Pacific Northwest

July, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Topnotch Asters

National News

Asters are one of the delights of the fall garden. But there are also asters that add color to the summer garden, even a few spring-blooming species. How to choose among all this horticultural...

And You Think You've Got Garden Problems!

Here at NGA, we're always reminding gardeners, when using any pesticide, fertilizer, or garden chemical, to always read and follow the instructions and precautions on the label exactly. The...

Warming Nights

We hear a lot about climate change and global warming these days, and as gardeners, we wonder not only how these trends will affect the world as a whole, but what it will mean for the plants...

Feel the Burn

After a long day out in the garden weeding, planting, and mowing, it sure can feel like you've burned a lot of calories. But if you want to figure out if you expended enough to earn a big serving...

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In the Garden

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Summer Rose Care

We are enjoying our garden to the fullest now that summer is in full swing. Our roses are lovely, and I harvest bouquets to take indoors as often as I can. Some shrubs require minimal care this time of year, but roses need a regular maintenance program...
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Resources

Shows & Events

SolWest Fair The Eastern Oregon Renewable Energies Association hosts itsannual SolWest Fair at the Grand...

Clever Gardening Technique

Scout for Spider Mites Spider mites are tiny, oval shaped, reddish-brown pests with eight legs. They cause problems in...
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Regional Reminders

  • Water Container Plants
  • Divide Early Season Perennials
  • Take Geranium Cuttings
  • Prevent Corn Earworms
  • Pinch Back Herbs

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