Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Inland Northwest, High Desert

October, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Buddleia Budding All Over

Who'd a thunk it? That little butterfly bush we put in two years ago grew to some ten feet tall and almost as wide and bloomed itself silly. Enough monarch butterflies visited it to make me think maybe half of the flowers on the shrub were bright orange...
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Creamy Leek Soup A creamy soup for a chilly day: Ingredients 5 cups trimmed, sliced leek, white and light green...

Favorite or New Plant

How About a Nice, Frothy Mint Julep? For a soft, dense shape it's hard to beat 'Mint Julep.' Junipers are much-maligned by seasoned...
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Regional Reminders

  • Prune Summer Bloomers
  • Go Deep
  • Get Ready for Dormant Season.
  • Clean Up
  • Feed the Lawn

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