May, 2009
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Web Site for Sharing Produce

National News

Many gardeners are growing vegetables and fruits this year and often they end up planting too much of any one item. So what happens to the produce if you have extra zucchini, a bumper crop of...

Boxwood Basil

For those that love to grow edibles but also have a formal look to your garden, here's a new basil that with fulfill your culinary and classical design needs. 'Boxwood Basil' looks like a...

A New Teeny Coreopsis

Coreopsis or tickseed plants are easy-to-grow perennials that produce abundant blooms over a long season. Varieties are available in a range of flower colors, including yellow, pink, white, and...

Premium Knee Pads

It's prime gardening season and for many gardeners, the physical labor takes a toll on their bodies. Luckily there are new products on the market that can help prevent the aches and pains that...

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In the Garden


Make More of That Drop in the Bucket

Some of my sweetest moments include walking in a light rain on a warm day. On the practical side, conserving water is a high priority. Gardening sustainably is equally important. Saving money on water bills is appealing. Plus I feel thirsty empathy for...
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Web Finds

http://www.aas-winners.com All-America Selections (AAS) are judged to be the best flowers and vegetables chosen each year....

Favorite or New Plant

Variegated Solomon Seal One of spring's shade delights starts with plump, fragile, white and green stem tips pushing...
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Regional Reminders

  • Remove Plants That No Longer Appeal
  • Divide Hostas, Anemone Japonica, Lilyturf, Daylilies, Ferns
  • Start Small with New Veggie Gardens
  • Be Patient With New, Young or Less Obsessed Gardeners
  • Play

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