Western Mountains and High Plains

June, 2013
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Protecting Trees during Construction

National News

Whether you're building on a new site or adding on to or renovating your existing home, you undoubtedly recognize the value of the existing trees on your property and want to keep them healthy and...

Helping Veterans with Green Spaces

Gardeners know the feeling of peace and well-being that working out in the garden brings. Now Keith Tidwell, a senior Extension associate in the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell...

White to Rose Geranium

Who doesn't love geraniums! They are easy to grow and the epitome of cheerfulness. And while bright red blossoms are classic, there is lots more to explore in the geranium world. One of the...

Year of the Watermelon

For all of you for whom summer just wouldn't be summer without a sweet crisp watermelon to sink your teeth into, you'll be glad to learn that the National Garden Bureau has declared 2013 as the...

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In the Garden


Instant Gardens: The Beauty of Container Gardening

You don't have to retire your green thumb just because you have a limited area for gardening. Planting in containers allows you to have an abundance of flowers and many kinds of vegetables and herbs, wherever you want. Growing in containers offers...
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Shows & Events

2013 Garden Tour and Gala at Idaho Botanic Garden On Saturday, June 22, Have dinner with Ciscoe Morris, author of national bestseller Ask Ciscoe...

Favorite or New Plant

Spotted Dead Nettle Spotted dead nettle (Lamium maculatum) produces a mat of variegated foliage to enhance the...
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Regional Reminders

  • Prune Lilacs
  • Feed Tomatoes
  • Yank Out Weeds
  • Apply Compost Around Perennials
  • Install Drip Irrigation or Soaker Hoses

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