November, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Easier Tulip Planting

National News

Traditional advice says to plant tulips bulbs at a depth three times the height of the bulb -- generally about 6 to 8 inches deep. But new research from Cornell University's Flower Bulb Research...

Recipes for Health

Have you fallen into a meal-time rut when it comes to preparing healthful vegetables and fruits? Find inspiration and delicious recipes in the Recipes for Health section on the New York Times...

The Pick of the Peppers

Chili peppers are great for adding spice to all sorts of dishes. And one with excellent pepper flavor is the 2012 All-America Awards vegetable winner 'Cayennetta.' This mildly spicy pepper...

Green Times

If you are interested in organic and sustainable agriculture, a new, free, on-line publication from Washington State University's College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences may...

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In the Garden


Westfield -- One of America's Official Cities in Bloom

Enjoying an early October evening with friends along the Potomac is delightful under any circumstance. Add the history and beauty of the American Horticultural Society's Headquarters at George Washington's Riverview Farm. Note the friends as gardeners,...
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Shows & Events

MAC-ISA Arborist Certification Course The MAC-ISA Arborist Certification Course will be held Dec. 6-9, 2011 at the Lewis Ginter...

Web Finds

Landscape For Life Landscape for Life is a project of the U.S. Botanic Garden and the Lady Bird Johnson...
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Regional Reminders

  • Shred and Use Autumn Leaves
  • Rake, Pile, and Wait for Spring
  • Remove Ivy from Trees (and Walls)
  • Do A Good Gardening Deed
  • Take Back Your Walkways

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