Northern & Central Midwest

October, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Beware the Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald ash borer -- sounds somewhat attractive, doesn't it? This devastating imported beetle was first discovered in the U.S. in 2002, and since then it has killed over 8 million white and green ash trees in 13 counties in Michigan. Isolated...
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Web Finds

Emerald Ash Borer Information Site For the latest information (and photos) on the emerald ash borer, check out this Emerald Ash...

Favorite or New Plant

Diablo Ninebark Hardy to Zone 2, the diablo ninebark ( Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo') is a tough landscape...
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Regional Reminders

  • Water Your Plants This Fall
  • Reuse Container Soil
  • Store Summer-Blooming Bulbs
  • Watch for Pests on Houseplants
  • Clean Up the Vegetable Garden

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