Mid-Atlantic

October, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Sunshine Daydream

National News

Like many gardeners these days, rose gardeners are often interested in caring for their favorite plants with as few pesticides as possible. So it is encouraging to see that Sunshine...

A Better Burning Bush?

Burning bush, Euonymus alatus , has become a popular landscape plant in many parts of the country, especially valued for its easy care and vivid red fall color. Unfortunately, it is also a...

Good Golly, Miss Molly!

Who doesn't love seeing the bright colors of butterflies flitting through the garden? And there are few plants that are better at attracting these visitors than buddleia or butterfly bush. Its...

Climate Resources for Gardeners

The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network, or CoCoRaHS, is a non-profit, community-based network of volunteers who work together to measure and map precipitation of all kinds, with...

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In the Garden

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Enjoy Wildlife? Get NWF-Certified.

We were sitting, talking on Liz Ball's porch overlooking a wetland glistening from recent flooding. Honk. Honk. A rumbling croak filled the air. "Hear the frog?" Liz asked, smiling. What kind? I wondered. "We have six species," she said, adding she...
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Resources

Tool or Gardening Product

Corona Cares Donates Tools Corona proudly supports organizations who support horticulture in our communities. Corona Cares...

Shows & Events

Land Ethics Award Nominations Due Nov. 15 Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve invites nominations for its second annual Land Ethics Award....
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Regional Reminders

  • Divide Lilyturf
  • Divide Daylilies, Irises, Daisies
  • Sow Greens in A Cold Frame
  • Cut Back Dead Flower Stalks
  • Clip and Save Spent Coneflower and Rudbeckia Flowers

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