Rocky Mountains

August, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden

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Bluegrass Hangs Tough During Water Restrictions

This year's drought and the fact that municipalities are mandating water restrictions have made growing and maintaining lawns a true challenge. However, Kentucky bluegrass lawns have excellent drought-enduring characteristics already built in. It's when...
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Resources

Local Buzz

Drought Tolerance of Grasses Studies have shown the highly touted turf-type fescue grasses show little drought dormancy and...

Favorite or New Plant

Daylilies When it comes to a drought-enduring perennial flower, this year's clear winner is the daylily....
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Regional Reminders

  • Reduce Blossom End Rot on Tomatoes
  • Grow Sweeter and Fuller Corn
  • Plant a Fall Crop
  • Watch for Colossal Caterpillars
  • Water Deeply

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