Northern & Central Midwest

September, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


The Bees are Back!

Although many people shrink away from bees because of the possibility of a sting, without them as pollinators, many of our crops would produce little or no fruit. It is so thrilling to me to see a bee these days because of the devastation of their...
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Tool or Gardening Product

Circle Hoe This tidy little hoe is the best tool I've found for taking care of weeds between my vegetables....

Clever Gardening Technique

Little Copper Wires are Miracles! When my tomato plants are about as big around as a pencil, I insert 2-inch-long pieces of...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Trees and Shrubs
  • Eat Up Those Cat-Faced Tomatoes
  • Prune Everbearing Raspberries
  • Take Cuttings from Annuals
  • Help Prevent Weeds With Corn Gluten

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