Mid-Atlantic

September, 2013
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Cheyenne Sky

National News

Fall is on its way. This is the time of the year when ornamental grasses really strut their stuff in the garden, their leaves backlit by low autumn sunlight, their panicles waving against a clear...

Take a Trip to Tomatoville

Tomatoes are the number one home vegetable garden crop in America. Whether you're motivated by the wonderful flavor that only a truly ripe tomato can deliver, want to be the first on your block...

National Pesticide Information Center

Want to find out about safe pest control strategies? Have a question about dealing with mosquitoes or ticks in your home landscape? Have questions about using pesticides as safely as possible or...

Rating Heucheras

Some plants seem to catch the fancy of plant breeders and inspire them to develop a mind-boggling array of cultivars, so many that a gardener is often at a loss when it comes to choosing among all...

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In the Garden

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Overwintering Tender Tropicals

Tender tropical perennials used for outdoor summer container plantings have become all the rage. Where once petunias, marigolds, and zinnias held sway, we now see pots of crotons, cordyline, coleus, begionias, Persian shield, alternanthera, and more. If...
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Resources

Shows & Events

PHS Fall Garden Festival The annual Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Fall Garden Festival takes place on September 21...

Web Finds

The Center for Plant Conservation is dedicated solely to preventing the extinction of...
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Regional Reminders

  • Keep Newly Planted Plants Watered
  • Spread Organic Mulch
  • Provide Food for the Birds
  • Time Your Fall Planting
  • Plan for Colorful Fall Displays

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