June, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Punch up your Garden with Blackberry Punch

National News

Looking to add some drama to your container plantings and hanging baskets this summer? Add excitement with the smoldering colors of Superbells® Blackberry Punch calibrachoa from Proven...

Find Out Where to Pick-Your-Own

Even if you don't have the space or time to grow all your fruits and vegetables yourself, you can still have the satisfaction of harvesting fresh, local produce yourself at a pick-your-own...

Be Water-wise with a Rain Barrel

Environmentally conscious gardeners -- not to mention thrifty ones -- look for ways to keep from wasting water while minimizing run-off and the pollution and erosion problems it can create. Using...

Top Gardening Books

Every year the American Horticultural Society, whose mission blends education, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship with the art and science of horticulture, presents its annual...

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In the Garden


The Garden As Play, Education, Dinner, and Dessert

For eight-year-old Jessica, the garden is space to funky dance. Krista, her twin sister, delights in adding flowers and color, especially succulent portulaca, to her veggie patch. Eleven-year-old Julia selects at-their-peak vegetables and herbs to make...
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Shows & Events

Tree Pittsburgh Call for Artists' Works for Arbor Aid 2011 Tree Pittsburgh seeks entries and artists nationally for its 4th annual juried Arbor Aid art...

Web Finds

Online Native Plant Center for the Chesapeake Bay Region This new online Native Plant Center for the Chesapeake Bay Region is a user-friendly tool to...
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Regional Reminders

  • Fill Your Bucket
  • Visit Yummy U-Pick Fruit Farms
  • Deadhead Coreopsis, Phlox, Gaillardia
  • Use The Best Tools
  • Edge the Beds

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