June, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

An Apple a Day Helps Memory

National News

The old adage "An apple a day keeps the doctor away" can now be amended to include keeping your memory sharp as you age. Research at the University of Massachusetts Lowell suggests that drinking 2...

New Colorful, Heat-Tolerant Plants

The heat is on this summer, and many gardeners are wondering which flower varieties will perform the best during these hot, sultry days. To help gardeners decide, researchers at the University of...

A More Efficient Way To Water

Many gardeners keep their lawns looking green and lush by putting their sprinkler irrigation systems on a timer to automatically provide adequate water for their grass. While automatic systems are...

Unique Hanging Planters

It’s not too late to plant container gardens, especially if you’re growing in hanging containers such as the handy Plug & Grow bags. Designed to hang from a ceiling, deck, or porch, each...

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In the Garden


Flowerpots Hold More Than Meets the Eye

Can you imagine the concept of gardening without flowerpots? How would we grow our veggie seedlings? Carry the newest coreopsis and petunias to our cars? Hold plant tags till we make attractive labels? Plastic, clay, decorative, peat, fiberglass,...
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Web Finds

Ashwood Nurseries Though Ashwood Nurseries, UK, is a commercial Web site, it has basic, helpful, and easily...

Shows & Events

Jenkins Arboretum's 30th Anniversary In celebration of its 30th year, the Jenkins Arboretum on Berwyn Baptist Road in Radnor, PA, has...
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Regional Reminders

  • Carefully Remove Rhodie Seed Heads
  • Deadhead To Stimulate New Flowers
  • Shear to Tidy Up and Encourage More Blooms
  • Cut Off Spent Flower Stalks
  • Remove Dead Leaves

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