May, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Delightful Daisies

National News

Many of the plants we use as annuals in our summer gardens are not botanically true annuals. Instead they are tender perennials, plants that in warm enough climates would return year after year....

2011 Urban Tree of the Year

If you are looking for a medium-size tree that not only has eye-catching blossoms, but it tough and adaptable as well, you might want to consider the choice of the Society of Municipal Arborists...

Basket of Fire

Want some red-hot hanging baskets this summer? Try 'Basket of Fire', the first ornamental pepper that has been bred especially for hanging baskets. Growing about 10 inches tall and 14-18 inches...

Lawn Pesticide Facts and Figures

America's love affair with the lawn accounts for much of the pesticide exposure we and our children and pets receive to in our home environments. According to Beyond Pesticides, a national...

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In the Garden


Demystifying Spring-Flowering Dogwoods

This May, Angela's 'Stellar Pink' hybrid dogwood is blooming creamy white. We chose it in 2002 for its pink flowers and resistance to anthracnose. Angela already had a white flowering dogwood. For its first two years, 'Stellar Pink' bloomed the color of...
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Web Finds

Documerica 2.0 The United States National Archives and the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency invites...

Shows & Events

TreeTenders Training TreeTenders Trainings for the public will be held on Friday May 20, 2011 in Carlisle, PA and...
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Regional Reminders

  • Count with Your Kids
  • Dig Deep for Thistle
  • Clip Off Dead Hydrangea Flowers
  • Very Carefully Remove Mulch from Tree Trunks
  • Spare Dead-Looking Plants Temporarily

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