Northern & Central Midwest

January, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Go Ahead and Try Those Colors Together!

Are you terrified of putting plants together, especially choosing colors? This is the part of design that makes most people run for a professional designer. Happily, "mistakes" in the perennial garden are easily fixed by moving or removing plants....
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Purple Swedish Ivy (Plectranthus purpuratus) This draping plant is a favorite because it's a carefree, lush houseplant as well as a striking...


Kitchen Garden Planner Planning any kind of edible garden this year? The book, Kitchen Garden Planner , by Darrell...
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Regional Reminders

  • Monitor Moisture on Houseplants
  • Grow Garlic on your Windowsill
  • Rev Up Those Power Tools
  • Purchase Onion Seeds Now
  • Take Special Care of Your Amaryllis

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