Northern & Central Midwest

August, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


Sunflowers Will Make You Smile

I'm still hard at work (or not at work) on my volunteer garden. Some of my best successes this year are two giant sunflowers that popped up on their own, remnants from last year's deliberate plantings. These two appeared in mid-spring underneath the...
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Web Finds

National Sunflower Association Even though it is geared to commercial sunflower growers, the home gardener can still make use of...

Local Buzz

Sunbutter's Coming to School Cafeterias The USDA Agricultural Research Service reported in June of 2002 that there is a new product on...
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Regional Reminders

  • Deter Garden Thiefs
  • Divide Perennials
  • Clean Up for Fall Display
  • Time to Renovate Lawns!
  • Clean Up Fruit

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