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Southwestern Deserts

December, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Rainbow-Colored Corn

National News

We often think of corn as an edible crop and not -- except for fall decorations -- as an ornamental one, too. That could change with the introduction of new corn varieties with multi-colored...

How to Top-Dress Lawns with Compost

Organic lawn care experts recommend top-dressing your lawn with compost to improve the quality and health of your grass. But application guidelines are not always readily available. Researchers at...

New Miniature Eggplant

Eggplants are classic ornamental edibles. The beautiful plants, stunning pink star-shaped flowers, and colorful fruits make eggplants excellent additions to a vegetable garden, flower garden, or...

Attractive Houseplant Terrarium

Terrariums are useful for growing plants indoors without expensive and space-consuming lights and growth chambers. Plus, when the terrarium is attractively designed, it can become a focal point in...

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In the Garden


Gift Plants for Gardeners

Have you ever received a plant gift that you didn't like? Me neither! Giving a plant is a surefire way to bring a smile to a gardener's face, and you can make the event more personal by matching the plant with the person. A Rose By Any Other Name...
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Web Finds

Arid Zone Trees A Phoenix wholesale plant grower offers this Arid Zone Trees Web site that's geared for...

Tool or Gardening Product

Merrill's All Natural Compost Tea Compost tea provides a nutritious drink for plants, but sometimes it can be a bit messy to make...
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Regional Reminders

  • Keep Christmas Trees Moist
  • Start Tomatoes and Peppers
  • Harvest Citrus
  • Monitor Forecasts
  • Mow Smart

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