Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Rocky Mountains

March, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Early Season Garden Tips for Rocky Mountain Climates

Rocky Mountain gardeners are optimists at heart. After we discover that our growing season is too short for many crops, we soon learn to be realists, too. Be adventurous and find ways to coax early crops even from cool soil conditions. For those of you...
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Focus on Drought-Enduring Plants Take a lesson from the Southwest part of the Rocky Mountain region and discover some outstanding...

Favorite or New Plant

Ornamental Pear If you're limited on space but want a decorative and tame tree, I recommend ornamental pear (...
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Regional Reminders

  • Add Compost to Garden Beds
  • Plant Bare-Root Plants
  • Start Cool-Season Crops
  • Transplant Root-Bound Houseplants
  • Spot Treat Early Perennial Weeds

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