Mid-Atlantic

September, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Exotic Species Tulips

National News

Tulips are treasured flowers, yet the bulbs have a reputation for becoming less vigorous every year and hard to naturalize. For those looking for a more carefree tulip, the species or botanical...

Design Your Own Virtual Deck

Decks are popular features on more than a third of U.S. homes. They provide a place to relax, cook, entertain, and grow plants. If you're considering adding a deck, a new software program can help...

Relocate Spiders Without Harm

Gardeners know spiders are good for the garden. That knowledge doesn’t assuage some people’s fear of spiders, however, especially when they manage to enter the house. For those who want to be kind...

Global Warming May Decrease Plant Yields

Much attention has been given to the possible ways plants will respond to the warming of global temperatures. Many scientists believe that plant growth will increase. New research from the...

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In the Garden

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Art (and Connection) in the Garden

"Swan," insisted the blond, two-year-old, pointing with fingers clutching a breakfast roll. Well, with those white teeth and fins sticking out, it could be a shark, guessed her mother. Next to them on a wooden bench, grandmother searched the Jenkins...
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Resources

Shows & Events

Growing Green Cities Symposium The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and the University of Pennsylvania's Penn Institute for...

Web Finds

Water-Wise Gardening Earth-Friendly, Water-Wise Gardening is a site from the Hydroponic Merchants Assoc., with lots...
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Regional Reminders

  • Look to Your Tree Canopy
  • Deeply Water Newly Planted Trees
  • Get Professional Help With Tree Disease and Insect Problems
  • Submit Grant Applications for Gardening Education
  • Divide Perennials

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