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Ornamental Grasses For Nebraska, Montana, Wyoming, The Dakotas

By Amy Grant

Learn about the best ornamental grasses for Nebraska and the North Central Region gardening.

West North Central Conifers: What Are The Best Northern Plains Conifers

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Landscaping with conifers in the northern Rockies brings in that desired shade in summer and protects the home and garden in the winter. Learn more here.

Regional To-Do List: West North Central Gardening In December

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Gardeners in the higher elevations of the northern Rockies face a number of challenges. Click here for few December gardening tasks.

Growing Deciduous Shrubs In The Northern Rockies

By Mary Ellen Ellis

If you live in the northern plains, you're in an environment that is highly changeable. For ideas on deciduous shrubs to try, click here.

West North Central Shrubs: Choosing Shrubs For Rockies And Plains States

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Gardening in West North Central regions can be challenging. Shrubs in these areas have to be durable and adaptable. Click here for options.

Garden To-Do List: October In The Northern Rockies

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Take care of October gardening tasks in the northern Rockies before the arrival of winter with this regional garden to-do list.

Northern Plains Shade Trees: Choosing Shade Trees For Landscapes

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Summers can be hot in the Heartland of the U.S., and shade trees are a place of refuge. Click here for suitable shade trees in the Rockies.

Vines For Plains Gardens – Growing Vines In West North Central Region

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Finding the right plants for the landscape in West North Central regions can be a bit challenging. Click here for suitable vines to try.

Perennial Plants For Northern Regions: Choosing West North Central Perennials

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

If you live in the West North Central United States, perennials need to survive some pretty harsh and long winters. Click here for some suitable choices.

July Gardening Tasks – Tending A Great Plains Garden In July

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

July in the Northern Rockies is nice, and there’s still plenty of time to take care of a few gardening tasks before it turns cool. Here is your to-do list.

Northern Rockies Lawn Alternatives: Growing Native Lawns On The Prairie

By Mary Ellen Ellis

West North Central lawn alternatives make a lot of sense. Turf grass doesn’t necessarily grow well in this region. Click here to learn more.

Northern Prairie Annuals – Annual Flowers For West North Central Gardens

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Annuals in the northern Rockies must be tough, adaptable, and open to surprise. Click here to get some ideas on flowers to choose.

West North Central Gardening: Choosing Native Plants For Northern Plains Gardens

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Using native plants of the West North Central states is a great idea for supporting local wildlife, lowering maintenance requirements in your yard, and enjoying the best the region has to offer. For ideas on some West North Central native plants to try, click here.

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