Mid-Atlantic

April, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Garden Participation at All-Time High

National News

During unsettled times, people return to the garden. That adage appears to be true, according to the annual National Gardening Survey, conducted by NGA. In 2005, U.S. household participation in...

Redbuds for Small Gardens

Dwarf and weeping ornamental trees are hot. With yard sizes of new homes getting smaller, homeowners are looking for attractive trees that will fit in small spaces. Breeders have responded by...

Taking the Ouch Out of Moving Large Pots

It seems everyone has a container garden on the deck or patio these days, and gardeners are growing everything from flowers to vegetables to trees and shrubs in containers. While containers are...

Wall Container Gardens

Containers are available in more shapes and sizes than ever before, but they can take up a lot of floor space on your deck or patio. Now there is a Wall Garden that attaches to a wall to create a...

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In the Garden

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Spring Delights

Gorgeous, glorious spring is arriving in southeastern Pennsylvania. Cool nights are giving way to warm, sunny days -- ideal for restful sleeping after a busy day spring cleaning the garden. And tidying the yard. The soft, sweet scent of a...
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Resources

Shows & Events

Earth Day Activities Temple University's Ambler Campus, Ambler, PA, is the site for EarthFest 2006 on Friday, April...

Books

Videos about Growing Roses For information about planting, tending, and pruning roses, two videos are on my "must see" list....
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Regional Reminders

  • Forsythia Abloom; Roses to Prune
  • Welcome the Roses
  • Tidy and Feed Rhodies
  • Remove Dead Rhodie and Rose Leaves
  • Keep an Eye Out for Insects

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