Inland Northwest, High Desert

February, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden

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Sunburned Sycamore

The sycamore or American plane tree ( Platanus occidentalis ) and its first cousin the London plane tree ( P. acerifolia ) are noted for their lovely bark color and texture. The bark cracks with age into pleasing geometrical patterns and colors, adding...
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Resources

Books

The Garden Plants of China The Garden Plants of China , by Peter Valder (Timber Press, 1999; $50), is a lovely armchair...

Shows & Events

U.S. Bank Boise Flower and Garden Show Still in its infancy, the 4th Annual Boise Flower and Garden Show will be held March 30 to April...
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Regional Reminders

  • Hold Off on Spraying Oil
  • Avoid Adding Lime
  • Give Manure for Gifts
  • Squeeze-Test Your Soil
  • Give Gift Certificates

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