Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Inland Northwest, High Desert

March, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


Plant Bare-Root Roses Now

As soon as the soil is workable, it's time to plant bare-root roses. First, though, we must figure out what that phrase, "workable soil" means. All winter long Mother Nature has worked hard fluffing up the soil. Freeze/thaw cycles push it up and down....
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Square Foot Gardening Square Foot Gardening , by Mel Bartholomew (Rodale Press, 1981; $16.95) is a book I've lent out...

Local Buzz

What Season Is It, Really? Everybody is in a tizzy over the early budding that we're seeing. Even though we still see...
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Regional Reminders

  • Last Call for Dormant Oil
  • Miniature Roses are Not Houseplants
  • Wait to Plant Container-Grown Roses
  • Plant Bare-Root Roses
  • Consider Raised Beds for Roses

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