December, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Fragrant English Roses

National News

David Austin’s English roses have been gracing the gardening world for more than 25 years. These roses combine the beauty and everblooming nature of modern hybrid tea and floribunda roses with the...

Sock It To Strawberry Diseases

Black root rot disease is a menace to strawberry growers. Plants with this soilborne disease often are short lived and produce few berries. For commercial operations, fumigating the soil with...

New Award-Winning Viola

Violas and pansies are classic cool-season annual flowers. For gardeners in mild winter areas, they bloom and provide color all winter. In colder areas they’re one of the first flower transplants...

Milder Winter Predicted

Predicting what the winter weather will be like across the country is always tricky business, but with modern forecasting tools many meteorologists feel more confident about going out on a limb to...

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In the Garden


Let It Flow

In grade school an art teacher told us to draw while she played classical music. I was bewildered. It was easier to copy from the creative kids than sit wondering what I was supposed to draw. Thanks to renowned landscape architect Darrel Morrison,...
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Ranger Rick, Your Big Backyard, and Wild Animal Baby Holiday shopping is under way. I can't "snailmail" a pack of bright-eyed, ever-so-cute dwarf...

Web Finds

Proper Tree Planting Learn proper tree planting technique on the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania...
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Regional Reminders

  • Participate in America in Bloom
  • Buy Greens to Support Local Nature Efforts
  • Remove Leaves and Mulch From Crowns of Plants
  • Fluff Your Mulch
  • Store Seeds Properly

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