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Southwestern Deserts

December, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Fragrant English Roses

National News

David Austin?s English roses have been gracing the gardening world for more than 25 years. These roses combine the beauty and everblooming nature of modern hybrid tea and floribunda roses with the...

Sock It To Strawberry Diseases

Black root rot disease is a menace to strawberry growers. Plants with this soilborne disease often are short lived and produce few berries. For commercial operations, fumigating the soil with...

New Award-Winning Viola

Violas and pansies are classic cool-season annual flowers. For gardeners in mild winter areas, they bloom and provide color all winter. In colder areas they?re one of the first flower transplants...

Milder Winter Predicted

Predicting what the winter weather will be like across the country is always tricky business, but with modern forecasting tools many meteorologists feel more confident about going out on a limb to...

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In the Garden


Rainwater Harvesting that Blends into the Landscape

Finally, Mother Nature favored us with a winter rain! Unlike summer's raucous thunderstorms, which dump a deluge in an instant before moving noisily on, winter rains are sedate; rain falls steadily, often softly, for long periods of time. It's worth...
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Shows & Events

Plant Clinic Not sure why your plant has yellow leaves, or want to know what that unusual insect is? If you...

Favorite or New Plant

Rosemary Topiary Mini rosemary topiaries appear in the nurseries during the holidays. Use them as festive...
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Regional Reminders

  • Transplant Wildflowers
  • Skip a Scheduled Irrigation
  • Ask for Coffee Grounds
  • Monitor Weather Forecasts
  • Plant Cool-Season Veggies

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