Northern & Central Midwest

September, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


Stumbling Upon Plant Gems

I suppose I'm not much of an adventurer in the garden. I like stability and predictability. I do, however, sometimes acquire plants that are just a bit off the beaten path of traditional garden plants. And I'm often pleasantly surprised at what comes...
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Web Finds

Sustainable Lawn Care You'll find a wealth of lawn information on this Sustainable Lawn Maintenance site that's part...


Who Can Resist a Ripe Caramel Pear? Caramel Pears for Two Ingredients 1/3 cup orange juice 3 tablespoon brown sugar 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon or a stick...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Winter Ground Covers
  • Ready Houseplants To Come Indoors
  • Dry Down Amaryllis to Bring Indoors
  • Time to Start Saving Seeds
  • Great Weather for Composting

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