Western Mountains and High Plains

June, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Electric Garden Color

National News

If you'd like to add an electric jolt of color to your shade garden this season, consider the new Infinity® New Guinea impatiens from Proven Winners. 'Electric Cherry' (pictured) sports large,...

Herbal Inspiration

If you're looking for gorgeous photos and lovely watercolor drawings, along with lots of helpful information to inspire your efforts at herb gardening, look no further than the reissued edition of...

Fruits and Veggies May Help Smokers Quit

Are you a smoker who is trying to kick the habit? Upping your consumption of fruits and vegetables may make it easier to quit and remain tobacco-free, according to a new study published in the...

From the Garden to the Grill

The season of barbecues and cookouts is here, and many of us will be enjoying burgers and steaks, chicken and fish hot off the grill. But don't forget to add vegetables and fruits to your grilling...

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In the Garden


Invite Flying Jewels into the Garden

For years my grandmother's old-fashioned sweet Williams have self-sown in the garden. Their delicate fragrance is always welcome, but even more enticing is their power to attract butterflies. As I took a break from weeding the garden and sipped my...
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Web Finds

The Butterfly Site The Butterfly Site is an excellent source of information about butterflies. You'll find ideas...

Favorite or New Plant

Sweet Mock Orange One of my favorite blooming shrubs with unmistakable fragrance is sweet mockorange (Philadelphus...
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Regional Reminders

  • Pinch When Planting
  • Plant More Cole Crops
  • Take Care of Your Compost
  • Go Easy with Fertilizer
  • Stroll Through the Garden Daily

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