October, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Learning about Healthy Foods with Food Corps

National News

What is one of the best ways to help adults stay healthy? Helping children develop good nutritional habits early on goes a long way towards assuring not only a healthy childhood, but a healthy...

Is Fall Foliage Falling Back?

We're all used to setting back our clocks in late autumn to "fall back" from daylight savings time. Now, scientists are investigating whether we need to start resetting our "leaf peeping" clock as...

Roundup All Around

New research has come to the disquieting conclusion that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup, the world's most-used herbicide, is present in significant levels in our air and...

The Politics of Climate Change

If you are expecting to hear some climate-change realism from the crop of Republican presidential candidates, you may have a long wait. In an October 4, 2011 Time Magazine website article,...

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In the Garden


Bulbs Amid Perennials - Beautiful Together

Your bulb order has arrived. The weather is crisp and sunny. Bulb planter in hand, you wonder "Where should I plant the tulips, the daffodils, the crocuses, alliums, and lilies?" Dutch bulb master Jacqueline van der Kloet warms to combining hardy...
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Web Finds

Landscape Plants Rated By Deer Resistance Want to tip the odds of avoiding deer damage in your favor? New Jersey horticulture professionals...

Shows & Events

Apply for the Longwood Graduate Program by Nov. 15 Interested in working in public gardens? The Longwood Graduate Program in public garden...
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Regional Reminders

  • Empty Compost Bin
  • Order Spring and Summer Bulbs for Fall Planting
  • Check TreeGator Watering Bags
  • Transplant Shrubs
  • Get Privet and Yews Under Control

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