Northern & Central Midwest

July, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


Midsummer is Here!

It's here, midsummer -- the season of heat and harvest. And finally all those plants we've nurtured since spring are coming into their own. I've been keeping mental "notes from the field" rolling around in my head all season so I thought I'd jot down a...
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Gardening Through the Golden Years Gardening Through the Golden Years , by Jim Wilson (Cool Springs Press, 2003; $19.95) will make...

Favorite or New Plant

Bee Balm Bee balm or bergamot ( Monarda didyma ) is a stalwart in the perennial garden, especially since...
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Regional Reminders

  • Don't Forget to Dry Herbs
  • Use a Wicking System to Water Plants During Vacation
  • Don't Throw Away That Old Wicker Laundry Basket
  • Use Old Tapes to Deter Birds
  • Remember to Save Seeds

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