Mid-Atlantic

July, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Plant Compounds that Fight Cancer

National News

We all know that eating lots of fruits and vegetables is good for our health. But research being conducted at the USDA Agricultural Research Service's Western Human Nutrition Research Center in...

Be Kind to the Earth with Earth-Kind Landscaping

Earth-Kind® Landscaping is a system developed by Aggie Horticulture®, part of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, as a way to help gardeners create attractive landscapes that are kind to Mother...

Long Lasting Deer and Rabbit Repellent

Deer and rabbits are some of the hardest garden pests to deal with. They are voracious, will happily chomp on all kinds of plants and are tough to exclude from garden areas. There are a number of...

Sharing Garden Inspiration

Do you love to share garden pictures and information? Want to hook up with gardeners around the globe? Check out the website www.YourGardenShow.com , an interactive experience for all levels of...

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In the Garden

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Living With and Without Lyme

"Pay attention, look closely, act quickly" could be a motto for handling Lyme disease. This June, I was feverish and extremely exhausted by mid-day. My legs, wrists, and hands ached more than usual. Yes, these are Lyme disease symptoms, but I had no...
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Resources

Web Finds

The American Lyme Disease Foundation The American Lyme Disease Foundation is dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment...

Tool or Gardening Product

Solar Stainless Steel Pathway Lights I've been disappointed by promises of (lackluster) solar lights. The Four Seasons Courtyard...
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Regional Reminders

  • Take Extra Precaution In Lyme Disease High Risk Areas
  • Protect Yourself from Ticks
  • Dress to Protect Yourself
  • Do a Daily Tick Check
  • Discourage Ticks from Your Property

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