Northern & Central Midwest

May, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Ground Covers are Amazing Plants!

I'm fast becoming a great fan of ground covers. Over the years, whenever I've created new beds around my shrubs and trees, I've filled the beds with mulch. Now I'm replacing the bark mulch with ground covers in many areas. Ground covers are generally...
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Web Finds

University of Connecticut Plant Database This U Conn Plant Database of Trees, Shrubs and Vines is absolutely full of interesting, useful...

Favorite or New Plant

Corydalis lutea Fumitory ( Corydalis lutea ) is a graceful, little plant that performs well in shade or sun and...
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Regional Reminders

  • Spread Mulch
  • Train Annual and Perennial Vines
  • Move Amaryllis into Summer Sun
  • Cover Squash Plants
  • Let Swallowtails Enjoy Your Carrots

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