Western Mountains and High Plains
National News - From NGA Editors
2013 Perennial Plant of the Year
If you are looking for an easy-to-grow plant that adds a touch of quiet elegance to a shady spot, the Perennial Plant Association's 2013 Perennial Plant of the Year is for you. Variegated...
A New Flower That Will "Blue" Your Mind
Blue is always a sought after color in the garden. For easy color in this hue all summer long, try the new hybrid dwarf morning glory Blue My Mind™ (Evolvulus 'USEVO1201') from Proven...
Pick a Mini-Pepper
Looking for something easy, colorful, and nutritious to pack in your lunch box? Grow the new 'Lunchbox Pepper Series' this season and you'll have an eye-catching array of red, orange, and yellow...
Show Off This Sugar Baby
Spring just wouldn't be spring in much of the country without the cheerful golden blossoms of forsythia heralding the start of a new season. But many landscapes don't have the space to accommodate...
In the Garden
Homegrown vegetables are loaded with vitamins and minerals and are easy to grow. All it takes is a little planning ahead. I prefer to grow vegetables organically, avoiding pesticides in or around the garden.
Start with the Soil
Soil management is...
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Gardening in the Rocky Mountain Region Whether you're a newbie to gardening in the Rocky Mountain region or a seasoned gardener, you'll...
Favorite or New Plant
Ninebark Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius) is a staple in my landscape. This North American native is a...
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- Get Ready for Planting
- Prune Ornamental Grass Clumps
- Make Trellises for Peas
- Grow Your Own Potatoes
- Inspect for Early Signs of Insect Pests