July, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Mildew Resistant Ninebark

National News

Varieties of eastern ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius) , an eastern U.S. native shrub, have become popular landscape plants in recent years, beginning with the development of the cultivar...

All-American Daylilies

Daylilies are popular perennials for their ease of care and the astounding variety of sizes, flower forms, and colors they offer. But selecting the best varieties from among this abundance can be...

Cheyenne Spirit Coneflower

If you just can't make up your mind which of the many colors of coneflowers to grow, grow them all! Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit', just announced as a 2013 All-America Selections (AAS) Flower Award...

Award-Winning Rose

Rose lovers across the country will be excited to learn that All-America Rose Selections® (AARS) has just announced its winner for 2013. Francis Meilland™ (Rosa 'Meitroni') is a tall,...

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In the Garden


Sharing Our Passion on "Open Days"

One great pleasure of being a passionate gardener is visiting other people's beautiful, sometimes eccentric, often artistic gardens. We so appreciate the vision, resourcefulness, and hard work behind an exuberant cottage garden border, a lush woodland...
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Favorite or New Plant

Yellow and Green Pole and Bush Beans Oh my! I can't choose one of these delicious, tender beans as a favorite. So here's a list of all...

Web Finds

Organic Material Review Institute (OMRI) Product Safety Lists Is that pesticide, herbicide, fungicide, fertilizer safe for you and your family to use? The...
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Regional Reminders

  • Practice Preventive Pest Control
  • Apply Least Toxic Mildew and Fungus Control
  • Make Watering Newly Planted Trees a Priority
  • Enjoy Herbs Fresh
  • Make an Easy Birdbath

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