Northern & Central Midwest

February, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Time to Start Seeds

My office is on the east side of the house, and so on sunny mornings, I'm sent off into dreams of warm spring weather, coupled of course with the itch to start gardening. The itch is only aggravated more as I spend evenings perusing the hundreds of seed...
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Shows & Events

Community Garden Annual Conference The goal of the Des Moines Community Garden Coalition's annual conference on March 12 and 13 is...

Favorite or New Plant

Stromanthe I've just discovered a beautiful plant -- stromanthe ( Stromanthe sanguinea ) -- which is a...
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Regional Reminders

  • Bring a Little Spring Indoors by Forcing Branches
  • Take Care When Removing Snow From Plants
  • Be Patient With Early-Sprouting Bulbs
  • Provide Supplemental Light for Houseplants
  • Be Ready to Transplant Seedlings

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