Mid-Atlantic

November, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Eat Walnuts for a Healthy Heart

National News

With Thanksgiving approaching, many Americans are planning special holiday meals, which often are high in fat. Fat molecules have many deleterious effects on the body, including causing...

Well-Timed Amaryllis

The holidays will be upon us soon, and one of the flower stars this time of year is the amaryllis. The large, vibrant flowers are always a welcome sight, yet they never seem to last long enough,...

Grow Up With Stacking Planters

One of the prime benefits of container gardening is being able to squeeze gardens into small spaces. Now a new line of pots makes container gardening even more space-saving. The Stacking Planters...

Who Does Your Garden Grow?

Have you ever wondered where plant varieties get their names? Have you ever pondered the background of common plant names, such as the Russell lupines, Shasta daisies, or Shirley poppies? A new...

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In the Garden

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Autumn Tickles All Senses

Autumn is definitely my favorite five-senses season. Jewel-hued foliage flows from the ground skyward -- golden variegated hosta leaves and plumed ornamental grasses brighten a garden bed (Sight). Splashes of yellow, orange, purple, and crimson ash,...
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Resources

Web Finds

Project Feeder Watch Count birds for science. Sign up now for Cornell University's Project FeederWatch -- an annual...

Shows & Events

Wreath-Making at New Jersey Botanical Garden On Sat., Nov. 18, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Pat Grossi will teach wreath-making at the New Jersey...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant the Unplanted
  • Clean the Bird Feeder
  • Give Thought to Locating Feeders
  • Provide Warm Water for Birds
  • Remove Weedy Tree Seedlings

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