September, 2005
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Agastache 'Apache Sunset'

National News

Agastache or hyssop is an old-fashioned perennial plant that's gaining in popularity with the introduction of new varieties. Agastache is a versatile plant. It has attractive foliage and flower...

Ultra Grow Container Liner

One of the pitfalls of growing plants in containers is improper watering. Containers can dry out quickly or be overwatered by Mother Nature or overzealous gardeners. While underwatered containers...

Root Pruning Potbound Plants

Fall is a great time to buy trees and shrubs at your local nursery. Most gardeners have heard that if your tree or shrub is potbound (roots encircling the rootball), you should score or break up...

Award-Winning Hydrangea

Since 1978 the Gold Medal Plant Award Program at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has recognized trees, shrubs, and woody vines of outstanding merit. These winners are relatively new plants...

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In the Garden


Saving Summer

Back to school time is always bittersweet for me. Not because my daughter heads back to school, but rather because I know the remaining days are numbered for some of my favorite plants of summer. Each spring when I plant my geraniums and dahlias, cannas...
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Shows & Events

Fall Monarch Migration Those who tend gardens specifically designed to attract butterflies, and those whose gardens...

Web Finds

Center for Plant Conservation The Center for Plant Conservation is dedicated solely to preventing the extinction of America's...
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Regional Reminders

  • Dry Flowers
  • Take Seasonal Photos
  • Plan for Colorful Fall Displays
  • Get Ready for Fall Planting
  • Take Cuttings

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