Northern & Central Midwest

June, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Stop the Emerald Ash Borer by Educating Kids

National News

The emerald ash borer (EAB) is an introduced pest that is devastating our native ash trees. First discovered in Michigan less than a decade ago, it has killed tens of millions of trees so far in...

Black Spot Resistant Roses

The Earth-Kind® program was started at Texas A&M University to support environmental landscape stewardship. Part of this program includes research and trials to identify regionally adapted...

Avoid the Top Ten Landscape Mistakes

Good landscaping can add beauty and value to your home grounds and make them easier to care for. Poorly done landscaping not only can cost you a lot of wasted dollars and effort, it can create an...

Archangel Ancient Tree Archive

Ancient specimens of trees are the largest and oldest living things on earth. To help keep these survivors from being irretrievably lost, Archangel Ancient Tree Archive was founded to save the...

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In the Garden


Rosemary in All its Glory

Do you think there is a market for rosemary cologne? When I brush against the plant on the kitchen windowsill while watering my orchids, the scent lingers on my skin and makes me positively light up, at least with culinary possibilities if not romantic...
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Shows & Events

43rd Annual Sheffield Garden Walk The "Summer's Best Festival" provides a magnificent weekend of self-guided tours of more than 90...

Clever Gardening Technique

Put Those One-liter Soda Bottles to Good Use Keep the caps and screw them on tightly. Punch holes in the bottom half of the bottle with an...
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Regional Reminders

  • Remove Bulb Flower Stems
  • Copper Wire Prevents Fungal Disease
  • Watch for Japanese Beetles
  • Tent Caterpillars are Appearing
  • Cedar-Apple Rust Galls

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