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


The Customer Speaks; The Industry Listens

"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe." --Conservationist and foremost naturalist John Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra , 1911 We gardeners are connected -- to the earth, to each...
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Shows & Events

Ambler Arboretum Tours, Temple Ambler Campus In celebration of Temple University's 100th year, Ambler Arboretum Director Jenny Rose Carey will...

Tool or Gardening Product

Soaker Hose This hose has holes, cautioned the store clerk before ringing up my black, sponge-like soaker...
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Regional Reminders

  • Rain Water Often Isn't Enough
  • Prune Off Branches in Your Way
  • Keep the Labels from This Season's Favorites
  • Remove Trip Hazards
  • Handle Your Hostas

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