Northern & Central Midwest
National News - From NGA Editors
New Gold-Leafed Clematis
European alpine clematis ( Clematis alpina ) features twining foliage that can reach up to 6 feet tall and nodding, bell-shaped flowers. Now theres a new selection from Holland that boasts...
Propane Powered Grass Trimmer
Many power equipment manufacturers are adapting their products to environmental regulations by making them more fuel efficient and cleaner burning. There is also an increase in the use of...
Chill Plants to Stop Mealybugs
Mealybugs are common garden and houseplant pests. These cottony white bugs attach themselves to leaves and stems and suck plant juices. Their damage can cause leaves to drop and the sticky...
New Use for Dandelions
Gardeners are very familiar with the common dandelion. Many homeowners spend lots of money and time trying to eradicate this weed from their lawns. However, the lowly dandelion may play a role in...
In the Garden
Now that we've had a few frosts and even a few hard freezes, the leaves are coming down in piles. So, how can you make use of these little bits of gold instead of simply letting them annoy you?
Leaves are truly gold for the garden if you simply...
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Shows & Events
Chicago Botanic Garden Indoor Farmers' Market The Chicago Botanic Garden Farmers' Market moves indoors to extend the season. On the first...
Tool or Gardening Product
Electric Leaf Shredder If you don't want to use your mower, then an electric leaf shredder is a good way to go. This one...
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- Dispose of Perennial Foliage
- Bring in Remaining Annual Bulbs
- Mow for Last Time
- Plant Any Remaining Bulbs
- Clean Up Vegetable Debris