Western Mountains and High Plains

October, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Small Space Edible Gardening

National News

If you're interested in growing some of your own food, but aren't sure you have the space or time to do so, turn to horticultural educator William Moss for inspiration and advice. In his new book...

Fall and Winter Gardening Advice

It used to be that the first fall frost signaled the end to the vegetable harvest for most gardeners. But no longer! More and more gardeners are incorporating techniques and materials that allow...

Vertical Fall Color

Vertical gardening is all the rage, and with good reason. Growing vines up arbors, trellises, and tuteurs or over a pergola adds interesting vertical accents to the landscape, can be used to...

A Sweetheart of a Cyclamen

Many of the flowering plants we associate with fall are bright and brassy sun lovers -- asters, chrysanthemums, and goldenrods. But for late summer and fall blooms with a more elegant and...

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In the Garden

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Enjoy the Marvels of Autumn

The chill in the morning air signifies that fall is in the air. You and I have toiled in the garden and are reaping a harvest of vegetables, herbs and fruits. Plants throughout the landscape have already made preparations for a long winter's rest....
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Resources

Web Finds

International Seed Saving Institute If you're interested in saving the seeds of some of your favorite vegetables, the International...

Clever Gardening Technique

Use Herbs to Repel Ants Ants may find their way into your home as cool weather arrives looking for food sources like dog...
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Regional Reminders

  • Transplant Iris
  • Recycle Fall Leaves
  • Remove Dead Annuals
  • Add Compost
  • Recycle Coffee Grounds

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