Mid-Atlantic

March, 2013
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

2013 Perennial Plant of the Year

National News

If you are looking for an easy-to-grow plant that adds a touch of quiet elegance to a shady spot, the Perennial Plant Association's 2013 Perennial Plant of the Year is for you. Variegated...

A New Flower That Will "Blue" Your Mind

Blue is always a sought after color in the garden. For easy color in this hue all summer long, try the new hybrid dwarf morning glory Blue My Mind™ (Evolvulus 'USEVO1201') from Proven...

Pick a Mini-Pepper

Looking for something easy, colorful, and nutritious to pack in your lunch box? Grow the new 'Lunchbox Pepper Series' this season and you'll have an eye-catching array of red, orange, and yellow...

Show Off This Sugar Baby

Spring just wouldn't be spring in much of the country without the cheerful golden blossoms of forsythia heralding the start of a new season. But many landscapes don't have the space to accommodate...

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In the Garden

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Less Stress; More Nutrition

Yes, stress-free vegetables are more nutritious, says Dr. Wesley Kline of Rutgers University. That doesn't require they do yoga, Tai Chi, or meditation. Though those practices will likely reduce our stress. Vegetable gardeners can make the most of...
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Resources

Shows & Events

The Philadelphia International Flower Show This year's 184th Philadelphia International Flower Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center...

Web Finds

Soil Testing Kits Soil testing kits may be purchased from your local county Agricultural Extention Service. The...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Garden Peas
  • Start Cool-Season Greens Indoors Under Grow-Lights
  • Fertilize Spring Bulbs When You See Green
  • Test Your Garden Soil for Nutrients and pH
  • Ease Into Gardening With Early Spring Workouts

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