Mid-Atlantic

December, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Tomatoes for Small Spaces

National News

More and more gardeners are producing crops of tasty, nutritious fresh vegetables in containers. Whether on a balcony in an urban setting, taking advantage of a sunny driveway in a shady suburban...

Power up Garlic's Pungency

Garlic's pungent odor may be great for warding off vampires, but it is also an indication of its healthfulness. Allicin is one of the main sulfur compounds in garlic that is responsible not only...

Tools for Women

One size fits all may be fine for some things, but not when it comes to garden tools. According to Ann Adams, co-founder of Green Heron Tools, most garden and agricultural tools were designed with...

Ecological Pest Management Made Easy

Want to know what biorational controls to use to deal with codling moths in your apples? How about under what trade names the microbial pesticide Bt is sold? Wondering if a pesticide is OMRI...

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In the Garden

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Olmsted - Urban Parks for Everyone

There is the land - 843 acres of trees, bridges, boulders, paths, lakes, lawn, meadow, woodland, international sports fields, skating rinks, romantic niches, theatrical and musical stages, all dynamically and democratically engaging people and nature....
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Resources

Shows & Events

Earn Twinleaf Award at Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve Enjoy four seasons of nature, sharpen observation skills AND earn the Twinleaf Award, starting...

Books

Wild Comfort- The Solace of Nature Writes Kathleen Dean Moore: "But the cells hold their memories. Do not be surprised that the...
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Regional Reminders

  • Enjoy Holiday House Tours
  • Recheck Plants You Brought Indoors
  • Plant Mums after Flowers Die
  • Winter Prep Fragile Containers
  • Start a New Compost Pile

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