Jim Locklear

  • Prairie Skullcap
    Northern Plains Regional Reports

    Great Native Plants for the Northern Plains

    Growing native plants is the gardening equivalent of having your cake and eating it too. Not only are these plants beautiful and more likely to thrive in your landscape, they…

  • Northern Plains Regional Reports

    Regional Picks: Early Summer Plant Combo for the Northern Plains

    1. Inland New Jersey Tea Ceanothus herbaceus Zones: 4–8 Size: 2 to 3 feet tall and wide Conditions: Full sun; dry to medium, well-drained soil Native range: Eastern and central…

  • Bottlebrush Grass
    Northern Plains Regional Reports

    Underused Perennials for the Northern Plains

        1. Purple Poppy Mallow Name: Callirhoe involucrata Zones: 4–8 Size: 6 to 9 inches tall and 2 to 3 feet wide Conditions: Full sun; dry to medium, well-drained…