September, 2009
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

First Zero Turn Electric Riding Mower

National News

With the interest in reducing pollution and lowering our carbon foot prints, electric mowers have been gaining in popularity. Electric mowers emit less pollution, are quieter, and, with new...

New Web Site for Gardeners with Physical Limitations

Gardeners with physical limitations often have to struggle to construct gardens they can easily tend. While there are many Web sites with information to help these gardeners, this new site brings...

World’s Favorite Rose Award

Roses are not just the most popular flower in the U.S., they are the most popular flower in the world. The World Federation of Rose Societies is a group of rose societies from 41 different...

Beet Juice Increases Stamina

Interested is having longer, less tiring workouts, being able to hike further, and generally have more stamina? Drink beet juice. Researchers at the University of Exeter in England studied 8 men...

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In the Garden


More Pheromones, Fewer Pesticides

It was nearly 1 p.m. I'd skipped breakfast to drive north to Adams County for a nursery tour. The "Honeycrisp" sign made my stomach grumble for the warm, cinnamony, brown-sugar topping on apple crisp. Anticipating a yummy dessert, I turned right....
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Web Finds

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Endangered Species Bulletin is published online about 6 times...

Favorite or New Plant

Hardy Begonia Every autumn garden and its gardener in Zones 6 through 9 deserves hardy begonia ( Begonia...
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Regional Reminders

  • Prepare Houseplants to Bring Indoors
  • Sow Grass Seed
  • Toss the Undesirables
  • Protect Young Trees
  • Take Advantage of PA's Solar Energy Rebates

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