Gardening in the Mountain West

The right plants and our mountain garden ideas can help them grow beautiful, colorful gardens from spring until fall. For year-after-year color, old-fashioned perennials and wildflowers can't be beat. If you're unsure how to start turn to our our yearly garden schedule for tips, inspiration, and ideas on maintaining the perfect outdoor gardens in the mountains.

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Low-Maintenance Perennials of the Mountain West

These garden plants are among the easiest you can grow, and they require almost no maintenance. They're perfect for beginners and seasoned gardeners alike.

15 Top Native Plants of the Mountain West

Try these tough, low-maintenance plants for a beautiful, easy garden.

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April Gardening Tips for the Mountain West and High Plains

Spring has sprung! It's time to roll up the sleeves, get outdoors, and spend time in the landscape with these timely April gardening tips.

February Gardening Tips for the Mountain West

Winter storms will continue to rumble through the Mountain West this month, but you can still start your spring gardening. Some chores are best tackled now, including dormant sprays and pruning.

September Tips: The Mountain West and High Plains

At higher elevations, frost already threatens. In other areas, however, the fall garden is going full-throttle.

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July Gardening Tips for the Mountain West and High Plains

July in the Mountain West brings a riot of color to the garden as a short growing season coaxes everything to bloom at once. Get out in the garden and enjoy the show.

Best Early-Spring Flowers for the Mountain West

Welcome spring to the mountain region with these eye-catching early bloomers.