Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southwestern Deserts

October, 2009
Regional Report

Favorite or New Plant

'America' Climbing Rose
If you have space for a tall climber and want fragrance, 'America' will reward you with stunning orange-pink blooms with an intense clove-like aroma. Its large flowers display 40 to 45 petals. This 1976 AARS winner grows 10 to 12 feet tall and needs strong support or an arbor.

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Fall Color Shows
Don't miss autumn leaves. Track down fall color hot spots by state or national forest with help from the U.S. Forest Service's Fall Color Web site or phone hotline (800-354-45950.


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