Inland Northwest, High Desert

August, 2000
Regional Report

In the Garden


Those Dusty Spider Mites

Remember when you were little and you put your thumb over the end of the hose and sprayed everything in sight? Bet you didn't know you were training to become a great spider mite killer someday. Hot, dry weather and dusty, dry leaves are just the ticket...
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Rosa Rugosa Rosa Rugosa, by Suzanne Verrier (Capability Books, 1991; $20), is the rose book I recommend to...


Black Bean and Corn Salsa Some folks like to spoon this onto lettuce leaves for a different kind of salad, but we'd rather...
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Regional Reminders

  • Preventing Fire Damage
  • Indoor Plant Baths
  • Freezing Zucchini
  • Cut Back Annuals
  • Preventing Leaf Scorch

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