Inland Northwest, High Desert

July, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden

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Pincushion Flowers

My grandma called them pincushion flowers and they're all the rage the last couple of years in our area. You might know them by the popular 'Butterfly Blue' scabiosa. Scabiosa is one of our most dependable bloomers. When you walk into a garden center...
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Resources

Books

Sagebrush Country, A Wildflower Sanctuary In Sagebrush Country, A Wildflower Sanctuary by Ronald Taylor (Mountain Press Publishing, 1992;...

Recipes

Cucumber Almond Couscous Salad One of the most prolific summertime vegetables are cucumbers. Once they start producing, it's...
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Regional Reminders

  • Increase Watering
  • Leave Wilting Flowers
  • Control Mites
  • Add Epsom Salts
  • Plan a Garden Event

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