Mid-Atlantic

October, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Recipes for Healthy Kids

National News

Did you come up with some delicious new ways to use the produce from your garden this year? Did you hit on ways to serve garden-fresh veggies that your kids gobbled down? Are you interested in...

A Kaleidoscope of Color

Flowers add to the beauty of the garden, but for season-long excitement, nothing beats plants with colorful foliage. And few are as colorful for as long as the new 'Kaleidescope' abelia from Plant...

Sweet Bittersweet

With its abundant berries in autumnal shades, bittersweet vine has long been a favorite for fall decorating. Unfortunately the popular Oriental bittersweet ( Celastrus orbiculatus ) is a rampantly...

Managing Soil Pathogens with Mustard

No, we're not talking about raiding the condiments cupboard for some Grey Poupon! But research done at Cornell University has demonstrated that mustard plants, as well as other related brassicas...

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In the Garden

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Less is More Under the Tree Canopy

"Everything I plant under my trees dies" is the most common complaint people have. "What can I plant there that will live?" is the most common question. I shake my head. There IS a reason geraniums, petunias, phlox, even indomitable hybrid coral...
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Resources

Shows & Events

Screening of 'The Olmstead Legacy' Documentary On Thursday, November 4, 2010, at 6 PM in the Van Pelt Auditorium of the Philadelphia Museum of...

Web Finds

Green Smarts with the Green Man Wow! Green Man - What a Guy! These funny, short clips at Green Man are packed with lots of...
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Regional Reminders

  • Apply Compost and Lime to Lawn
  • Store Liquid Garden Products Indoors
  • Flame Weed
  • Rake Out Dead Rhodie, Azalea and Rose Leaves
  • Deadhead Fall Perennials

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