Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Rocky Mountains

July, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


The Essence of Mulching

Summer is the season of mulching. The idea is to apply a protective layer around plants to reduce evaporation, prevent erosion, maintain even soil temperatures, reduce the invasion of weeds, and in the case of organic mulches, enrich the soil....
Read more »



Cheese and Beef Tortilla Wraps Here's a quick, easy, and cool summer snack: Ingredients 4, 10-inch flour tortillas 8...

Favorite or New Plant

Golden Raintree If you're limited on space but want a relatively small ornamental tree, plant golden raintree (...
Read more »

Regional Reminders

  • Aerate Dry Spots
  • Harvest Zucchini Frequently
  • Freshen Up Container Gardens
  • Continue to Deadhead Perennials
  • Plant Cool-Season Vegetables

Read more »

Syndicate this Report


Today's site banner is by mcash70 and is called "Daylily 'Macbeth'"