Mid-Atlantic

October, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Small Space Edible Gardening

National News

If you're interested in growing some of your own food, but aren't sure you have the space or time to do so, turn to horticultural educator William Moss for inspiration and advice. In his new book...

Fall and Winter Gardening Advice

It used to be that the first fall frost signaled the end to the vegetable harvest for most gardeners. But no longer! More and more gardeners are incorporating techniques and materials that allow...

Vertical Fall Color

Vertical gardening is all the rage, and with good reason. Growing vines up arbors, trellises, and tuteurs or over a pergola adds interesting vertical accents to the landscape, can be used to...

A Sweetheart of a Cyclamen

Many of the flowering plants we associate with fall are bright and brassy sun lovers -- asters, chrysanthemums, and goldenrods. But for late summer and fall blooms with a more elegant and...

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In the Garden

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Clip 'em Back, Cut 'em Back

Autumn is THE BEST for gardening. Cool, crisp, often breezy weather. Few insects. It's also the best time for easy, thoughtful garden and landscape improvements. I notice small annoyances ignored through summer heat and humidity. Our pace is slower...
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Resources

Web Finds

Common Weeds of Northeastern United States Wondering which weed is which? Common Weeds of Northeastern United States from the University...

Clever Gardening Technique

Small Spray Bottle Containing Alcohol Disinfecting pruner and saw blades is so important, yet so easily overlooked. Blades can carry...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Trees and Shrubs
  • Cover Your Cool-Season Crops
  • Remove Dead Veggie Plants
  • Check for Iris Borer
  • Pull Weeds Before They Seed

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