Northern & Central Midwest

November, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


The Glory of Small Maples

I have just fallen in love with my paperbark maple all over again. This lovely tree is in full fall red right now, and as the leaves scatter, the glory of the peeling bark is beginning to draw my attention anew. There is a whole group of small...
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Web Finds

Plant Information Service This Web site for the Chicago Botanic Garden Plant Information Service archives questions and...

Clever Gardening Technique

Using Hedge Shears to Cut Back Perennials Tired of struggling with the ropey leaves of daylilies, ornamental grasses, and other...
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Regional Reminders

  • Mulch Strawberries
  • Take Care of Houseplants Brought Indoors
  • Don't Use Antidessicants
  • Plant Trees and Shrubs Through November
  • Clean Feeders and Birdbaths

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