Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Rocky Mountains

September, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Drought Challenges Rocky Mountain Landscapes

Mandatory water restrictions, and some communities facing a ban on all outdoor watering, has made gardening a tough challenge. Now that temperatures are cooling down and fall is approaching, it's a good time to make some decisions about getting rid of...
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Homemade Pesto Sauce Fresh herbs from your summer garden can be used in this quick and easy recipes for a flavorful...

Favorite or New Plant

Scotch Broom If you're replacing some of the water-thirsty shrubs in your landscape, try members of the broom...
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Regional Reminders

  • Core Aerate Your lawn to Increase Water Penetration
  • Divide Perennials Early
  • Keeping Houseplants
  • Start New Plants
  • Watch for Continuing Mite Invasions

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