Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Rocky Mountains

April, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


Easy Care Annuals for Your Garden, Patio, or Deck

When in drought, plant annuals! Annual flowers are the heart of the summer garden as they provide quick and continual color until a hard frost in autumn. If faced with another drought and water restrictions this garden season, you can still enjoy the...
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Local Buzz

Prune Properly after the Blizzard of 2003 To ensure that damaged trees and shrubs survive the aftermath of the heavy snow, certain steps...

Favorite or New Plant

Cosmos The tall, wispy stems and daisylike flowers of cosmos are a favorite in an old-fashioned garden....
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Regional Reminders

  • Choose Appropriate Annuals
  • Plant Birds of a Feather
  • Keep the Garden Simple
  • Combine Annuals with Foliage and Grasses
  • Keep Them Blooming

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