Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Rocky Mountains

May, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


Help Kids Discover the

Children are naturally fascinated with growing things, but they will be even more excited if it's fun. Look in a pansy or viola and see a fantastic face. Snap the jaws of a snapdragon. Savor the tangy aroma of fresh mint or garlic by crushing the leaves...
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Favorite or New Plant

Bearded Iris: A Favorite Spring Bloomer! Rugged and long-lived, bearded iris are among the most enduring spring-blooming perennials. These...


Homemade Slug Bait They're back! Slimy slugs devouring young, tender foliage. They hide during the day, but make...
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Regional Reminders

  • Be on the watch for lawn pests.
  • Final call to plant bare-root roses
  • Tip-Prune Evergreens
  • Apply slow-release fertilizer
  • Pinch back hardy mums

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