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Taking Time to Smell the Roses

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June is National Rose Month. How much do you really know about the blossom that’s been our national flower since 1986?

Caring for Your Spring Bloomers

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Many a Wyoming gardener is familiar with the challenges of growing and maintaining a …

Pollinators: Where Would We Be(e) Without Them?

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Pollinator habitats are increasingly in jeopardy…but you can help!

Five Special Gifts for Gardeners

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It’s going to be a long, cold winter for the gardeners in your life. Help them get through it with …

Flower Power: Orange You Glad?

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Orange is one of autumn’s most prolific colors. Even in Wyoming (where the landscape is snowy white or prairie brown …

Five Essential Medicinal Herbs

You don’t have to be a skilled gardener or a trained pharmacist to reap the benefits of these … 

Vertical Gardens Are Looking Up

If your yard or garden area is short on space …

Use Texture to Increase Landscape’s Visual Appeal

Color may be the most popular element in landscape design, but don’t underestimate …

Color Theory 101: Flowers and Foliage

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Color is a strong design element, attracting attention and guiding the human eye. When it comes to landscaping, colors can even …

Five More of the World’s Most Beautiful Historic Gardens

Let’s look at five more of the most beautiful gardens on the planet that have …

Five of the World’s Most Beautiful Historic Gardens

Creating a beautiful and inviting garden is a timeless pursuit. Civilizations from around the world have been crafting …

Tired of Mowing? Consider Ground Cover!

If you’re looking for an alternative to a traditional lawn, why not consider replacing some or all of your high-maintenance turf with a walkable carpet of ground cover?

The Call of the Wildflower

Who of us at one time or another has not envisioned transforming our chemical- and mower-dependent lawn into a carefree wildflower meadow? The fantasies can be hard to resist …

Back to the Stone Age: Rock Gardening Basics

If the idea of “rock gardening” conjures an image of a bleak, desolate spot with no living thing in sight, then think again. Modern rock gardens are places of …

The Joys of Raised Bed Gardening

Do you love the idea of a vegetable garden, but dread all the work? Consider a raised bed garden! Raised beds are not only aesthetically pleasing…