Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Western Mountains and High Plains

September, 2006
Regional Report

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Rocky Mountain Sod Growers Association
Success in planting sod requires knowledge of how to prepare the soil before planting. The Rocky Mountain Sod Growers Association Web site will inform you on the features and benefits of sod, what varieties are best suited for your needs, soil prep, and installation. Lawn care tips will help you keep your lawn alive and thriving.


Growing a Lawn the Organic Way
It is possible to have a healthy, beautiful, weed-free lawn while following an organic approach to lawn care. Lawns (Rodale Books, 2000; $9.95) provides practical advice for converting from a traditional lawn care program to organic techniques, including reducing weed invasion by using proper mowing, fertilizing, and watering practices.


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