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Rocky Mountains

October, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


It's Checkup Time for Lawns

If you?d rather just sit back and forget about the lawn this fall, don?t worry. You?re in good company. However, the time spent now will pay big dividends next spring. Now that the buffalo grass has started to turn brown, we cut it to a height of 1?...
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Local Buzz

Plant Bulbs Now is the time to dig in spring-flowering bulbs! Tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, crocus, and many...

Favorite or New Plant

Schefflera: A Rugged Houseplant. Whether you call it umbrella tree or octopus plant, the schefflera is an easy indoor plant to...
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Regional Reminders

  • Compost Annual Plants
  • Protect Bulb Plantings From Critters
  • Prepare Pumpkins for Halloween
  • Naturalize Spring-Flowering Bulbs
  • Keep Lawn Mowed, Not Scalped

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