Mid-Atlantic

May, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Stand Up and Garden

National News

If that loud noise you hear when you get up from kneeling in your garden is your bones creaking, then Stand Up and Garden (The Countryman Press, 2012, $16.95) is the book for you! Written by...

Toxic Shock

Results from a study done by Michigan-based Ecology Center's Healthy Stuff.org had some alarming news for gardeners. 179 common garden products such as hoses, garden gloves, kneeling pads, and...

Learn about Late Blight

A couple of summers ago, gardeners in many areas of the East were devastated to find their once healthy tomato plants dying within a matter of days. What started as a few water-soaked spots on the...

Pesticides Cause Bees to Lose Their Way

Just about all gardeners are aware that honeybees are in trouble and that scientists are hard at work trying to figure out the cause of their mysterious decline, called colony collapse disorder....

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In the Garden

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Connecting with Natural Science at Bartram's Garden

"Would you like to make a card?" asked Abby Miller. She gestured to an array of freshly picked flowers and pressed leaves in the Bartram's Garden new Green Room. Bottlebrush buckeye, painted buckeye, Carolina allspice, American cranberry viburnum,...
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Resources

Shows & Events

Scholarship Opportunity for High School Seniors and Graduates ACHLA Designs, a supplier of home and garden accents, has established a scholarship fund for high...

Tool or Gardening Product

Soil Thermometer We veggie gardeners can use all the help possible in light of the fluctuating weather. Soil (not...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Beans in Warm Soil
  • Put Tomato Cages in Place When Planting
  • Stake Lilies and Tall Perennials
  • Clip Monarda and Garden Phlox
  • Build Veggie Teepees and Install Trellises

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