Northern & Central Midwest

July, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Shrubs for Structure and Summer Color

Most perennials that are commonly grown in the Midwest are herbaceous, meaning they die back to the ground in winter and then new shoots emerge from the crown the following spring. There is another group of plants that are technically woody shrubs, but...
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Web Finds

University of Illinois Garden Calendar The University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Garden Calendar is full of informational and...


Fresh Fruit Tart Crust Ingredients 1 cup flour 1 tablespoon sugar pinch of salt 5 tablespoons unsalted...
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Regional Reminders

  • Continue to Take Care of Roses
  • Cut Back Perennials for Rebloom
  • Cut Back Unattractive Perennial Foliage
  • Seed Fall Crops
  • Water Soil Before Fertilizing Vegetables

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