October, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

The Weekend Homesteader

National News

Are you ready to move your food gardening up a notch, cut your grocery bills, and have a healthier diet? You can do all this with advice from Anna Hess in her new book, The Weekend Homesteader: A...

Celebrate Food Day

As gardeners, many of us appreciate and experience the benefits of fresh, healthful, and sustainably grown food. But unfortunately not everyone in this country has access to these benefits. That's...

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

There's a new pest on the block and it's raising quite a stink. Brown marmorated stink bugs are pests that were first found in this country in the late 1990s, presumably having hitched a ride in...

Purple Pearls

For a distinctive note of color in your fall garden, add this new beautyberry hybrid to your landscape. A cross between Callicarpa dichotema and Callicarpa kwantungensis, Purple Pearls™...

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In the Garden


Clip and Save Seeds!

Autumn is a complicated season. The crisp air and the bright sun are invigorating. Yet the shorter days and the last of the garden's harvest signal an end to the growing season. While the tomatoes and summer squash plants are dying, crackling seed...
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Shows & Events

PHS Winter Programs at the Barnes Foundation Arboretum The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) will hold a new series of horticultural programs at...

Web Finds

The Pennsylvania Urban and Community Forestry Council Lunchtime Webinars The Pennsylvania Urban and Community Forestry Council Lunchtime Webinars are part of a series to...
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Regional Reminders

  • Keep Cutting Back Dead Perennial Foliage
  • Remove Fallen Leaves from the Garden
  • Save and Use Your Leaves
  • Cut Back Overgrown Sweet Autumn Clematis
  • Don't Prune or Fertilize Roses

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