Mid-Atlantic

March, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

A Pot Full of Eggplants

National News

Eggplants are among the prettiest plants in the vegetable garden, with their richly colored fruits hanging like large jewels amid the broad, lobed, gray-green leaves. Which makes them perfect...

Fast Forwarding Spring

This year across the eastern U.S. the winter has been mild and spring conditions are arriving early. Many trees and grasses are flowering two to three weeks ahead of schedule. The winter-weary...

Packing it up with Mushrooms

You're probably used to having piles of foam packing ″peanuts″ cascade out of shipping boxes. But how about some packing material that really comes from the natural world? That was the...

What Tree Is That?

Would you like to be able to identify the trees you see growing in the wild or in landscape plantings? It's easy to learn with the help of the Arbor Day Foundation's online Tree ID Guide. Start...

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In the Garden

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Gardening Through a Child's Eyes, Ears and Imagination

Creeping through a patch of chard, Molly peeks from under the farmer's hat. Where is she going? Who will she meet? Turn the page. Come inside. Join Molly, the homeless orange cat who finds friends, fun, food, shelter on a Sierra Nevada organic farm....
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Resources

Web Finds

The Totally Free Kids Learning Network The Totally Free Kids Learning Network includes sites about biology, geology, geography,...

Books

Game: Bug Bingo Can't tell your Dragonfly from a Damselfly? What's the difference between a millipede and a...
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Regional Reminders

  • Handle Your Garden Hose Carefully
  • Repair, Repaint, Replace Trellises and Fences
  • Clip Off Dead Hydrangea Flowers
  • Focus on One Goal At A Time
  • Start Spring Gardening in Moderation

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