Mid-Atlantic

March, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Win a School Garden During National Garden Month

National News

April is National Garden Month, and for the fifth year in a row, National Gardening Association is asking every gardener to participate in and celebrate gardening during this month. We’re...

Unusual Pure White Zinnia

Zinnias are versatile, easy-to-grow annual flowers that can be planted in annual gardens, perennial gardens, and containers. Many of the large-flowered, dahlia-type zinnias also make excellent cut...

Award-Winning Dwarf River Birch

Each year the Cary Award is given to trees and shrubs with outstanding characteristics that are not widely grown in home landscapes. Although the award is for plants adapted to New England, many...

Fencing Out Slugs

Slugs are the bane of many a gardener's existence. There are many devices available to control slugs, from beer traps to toxic baits. Now there’s a new product that uses the most basic barrier...

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In the Garden

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The Joy of a Cutting Garden

Have a sunny spot that you want to dress up for the summer? Imagine bright orange Mexican sunflowers (Tithonia); exquisitely yellow, copper-edged 'Karma Corona' dahlias and red-purple 'Karma Thalia' dahlias; 'Seashell' cosmos; fragrant 'Stargazer'...
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Resources

Books

Hand-in-Hand: Creativity and Gardening Digging Deep: Unearthing Your Creative Roots through Gardening , by Fran Sorin (Warner Books,...

Shows & Events

The National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Sculpture garden manager Jim Kaufman will talk about the Sculpture Garden's history, design, and...
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Regional Reminders

  • Tidy and Fertilize Container Perennials and Shrubs
  • Register Your School as a Healthy Zone
  • Prune and Fertilize Roses
  • Start Veggie and Annual Seeds Indoors
  • Remove Leaves from Shrub's Base

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