Western Mountains and High Plains
National News - From NGA Editors
Grow an Old-Fashioned Fruit Garden
What's the best way to use your delicious, home-grown small fruits? If you're looking for ideas beyond just popping them fresh into your mouth, as well as advice on growing and harvesting, check...
Get Some Good Vibrations
Evergreen junipers are popular for the low-maintenance color and structure they provide year round in the landscape. But their prickly foliage isn't always fun to work around. But Good...
Gardening in a Drought
Much of the country has suffered in the throes of record breaking heat and drought or abnormally dry conditions this summer. Keeping a garden thriving when the mercury rises and the rains...
It's not big news that many modern tomatoes don't have the flavor of older varieties, especially those that have been bred primarily for commercial production. But some new research published...
In the Garden
Like many gardeners, I get much satisfaction from growing flowers from seed instead of having to buy them as container-grown plants. It saves me money and I can allow many of these perennials to self-sow.
We are fortunate today to sow seeds of...
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Favorite or New Plant
Pineleaf Penstemon Pineleaf penstemon (Penstemon pinifolius) is a surefire magnet to bring hummingbirds into your...
Clever Gardening Technique
Homemade Earwig Trap The European earwig can become a pest both outdoors and indoors when populations explode. Now is...
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- Trap Earwigs
- Control Tomato Worms
- Stop Psyllid Damage to Tomatoes and Peppers
- Keep Weeds from Seeding
- Keep a Watch for Cucumber Beetles