October, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Better Berry-Bearing Viburnum

National News

Fall is celebrated for its colorful foliage, and in addition many trees and shrubs exhibit beautiful berries at this time of year. Viburnum shrubs produce fall berries in colors ranging from black...

Flowers in the Home Keep Us Happy

There’s nothing better for brightening your day than receiving a bouquet of flowers, but does having flowers around your home on a regular basis change your mood and make you happier? Researcher...

No-Bend Bulb Planter

Fall planting of spring bulbs is in full swing in many areas of the country, and one tool that can make planting easier is a long-handled bulb planter. To use this tool, you push the cylinder into...

Winter-Hardy Camellia

Camellias are prized shrubs in the south for their snow-white blossoms and glossy evergreen leaves. Now, with the introduction of 'Winter's Snowman' Ice Angel camellia, gardeners north of the...

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In the Garden


Maples For Year-Round Beauty

Orange and yellow crowns of sugar maples; rich ruby and bright scarlet clusters of red maple foliage. Come autumn, it's easy to spot maple trees from afar on hills and valleys, in housing developments, and along city streets. The native sugar ( Acer...
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Web Finds

yardsmarts For practical, environmentally reasonable lawn and yard care tips, this Briggs & Stratton...

Shows & Events

Fall Classes at Mt. Cuba Center Mt. Cuba Center in Greenville, Delaware -- which is dedicated to the study of Piedmont flora --...
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Regional Reminders

  • Sharpen Garden Bed Edges
  • Be Alert to Diseased Rhododendron
  • Remove English Ivy and Liriope Under Trees and Shrubs
  • Magnify Your View of Colorful Leaves and Berries
  • Last Call to Order Bulbs

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