Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Rocky Mountains

July, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Hot Weather Stirs Up Pests

As gardens are struggling through heat and drought, certain tiny creatures may be lurking among your plants slowly victimizing the foliage. These tiny, but mighty, pests are spider mites and they will proliferate during the dog days of summer. A wide...
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Local Buzz

Grasshoppers Devour What Drought Doesn't Thousands of grasshoppers are mowing down hay crops in many areas of the Rocky Mountains. In some...

Web Finds

Find Out Where the Grasshoppers Hop To find out more about the grasshopper invasion, check out the U.S. Department of Agriculture's...
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Regional Reminders

  • Make Your Landscape More Fire-resistant
  • Save the Baby Ladybugs
  • Check Vegetables for Tiny Pests
  • Watch for Black Swallowtail Butterflies
  • Get Weeds Before They Seed

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