Mid-Atlantic

September, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New NGA Environmental Lawn and Garden Survey

National News

National Gardening Association conducted its first Environmental Lawn and Garden Survey in 2004. Concerns about global warming, climate change, our carbon footprint, and all things "green" have...

Reblooming Azaleas

Azaleas have long been the glory of the spring garden, when their showy blossoms adorn the shrubs in vivid shades. Now you can have as much as 20 weeks of colorful flowers with the new Proven...

Global Warming Affects Corn and Wheat Yields

Corn and wheat are staples in the diets of many across the globe, so anything that affects their yields has an impact felt by millions. According to an analysis done by a team of U.S. based...

Get Plant Savvy with Monrovia Videos

Get some savvy gardening advice from Monrovia Nursery's garden experts when you watch Monrovia's plant savvy® Tips videos. Covering a wide variety of subjects, including fruit trees,...

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In the Garden

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Nature In Hand, Native Plants, and Citizen Scientists

The Edge of the Woods Fall Festival announcement offered this unusual, hands-on experience. "If, for some reason, you have always wanted to handle a snake, you can do it under Lehigh Gap Nature Center's Clare Kubik's careful supervision." The native...
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Resources

Web Finds

Outlaw Garden Renegade gardener Cristina Santiestevan, who lives west of D.C., journals about growing veggies...

Books

Scientists and Young Citizen Scientists Collaborating for the Earth How We Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate: Scientists and Kids Explore Global Warming...
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Regional Reminders

  • Dry and Store Extra Veggies
  • Check for Recalled Burning Fuel Gels
  • Vote for the American Garden Award Plant
  • Protect Tender Crops with Row Covers
  • Mulch Root Veggies for Late-Season Eating

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