Mid-Atlantic

November, 2013
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Invasion of the Kudzu Bug

National News

If you live in the Southeastern or Mid-Atlantic states, you may find some unfamiliar insects congregating on the side of your house this fall, looking for places to shelter for the winter. If...

A New Twist with Celosia

Looking for something unusual for your flower garden next spring? Give a new twist to your plantings with Celosia 'Twisted'. This eye-catching variety of Celosia cristata features bright red,...

Go with Gojis

You may have heard the health benefits of goji (go-gee) berries touted of late. These bright orange-red berries, the fruits of the Asian shrub Lycium barbarum , as well as juice made from them,...

Stopping Stinkbugs

There's another relatively new introduced insect pest that's causing problems for both commercial agricultural growers and home gardeners. It's also a home-invading nuisance as it crawls into...

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In the Garden

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Craft a Holiday Topiary

Holiday cheer is in our backyards, parks, fields, neighborhoods, and around craft tables. Gather friends, boxwood branches, small pine cones, wispy milkweed seeds and pods, dried hydrangea flowers, moss, baby's breath, holly berry clusters -- whatever...
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Resources

Web Finds

Pruning Brambles Brambles -- meaning berries such as raspberries and blackberries -- can be pruned in late fall...

Favorite or New Plant

European Larch European larch (Larix decidua) is a conifer in the Pine family, and during the growing season...
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Regional Reminders

  • Clean Out Pond
  • Drain and Store Irrigation Hoses
  • Continue Watering
  • Dig and Store Summer Bulbs
  • Wrap a Fig Tree

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