Northern & Central Midwest

October, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


Plant a Woodland Landscape for Wildlife

We are in the process of bringing our landscape back to a complete, natural woodland. We have many large oaks and hickories that we've surrounded with mulched beds, not only for the health of the trees, but also to take the lawn back to a natural forest...
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Butternut Squash or Pumpkin Gratin Sounds like a lot of work but it really isn't. Try it and you'll be hooked! Ingredients 3...

Favorite or New Plant

Fritsch Spirea The lovely Spiraea fritschiana , which blooms spring through summer, is not used nearly enough...
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Regional Reminders

  • Dig Tender Bulbs for Storage
  • Take Geranium Cuttings
  • Record This Year's Successes and Failures
  • You Can Still Plant Bulbs
  • Plant Amaryllis

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