Mid-Atlantic

January, 2014
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

'Cinderella's Carriage' Pumpkin

National News

While you may not want to be gardening in your glass slippers, you can still grow 'Cinderella's Carriage'. It may not get you to the ball to meet your prince, but you will be rewarded with a fairy...

'Chef's Choice Orange' Tomato

Many gardeners value heirloom tomato varieties for their delicious flavor, even though they may lack the desirable characteristics of more modern hybrids such as disease resistance. Now you can...

Gardening on the Moon

You may have heard of gardening by the moon, but how about gardening on the moon? In an effort to explore the possibilities for living on the moon for extended periods of time, NASA is planning...

Still Growing after Hurricane Sandy on Coney Island

The Coney Island Garden Program, now fully recovered after Hurricane Sandy, is a growing success. After the garden was destroyed by the 2012 superstorm, program director Ramy Fakhr and a dedicated...

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In the Garden

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Plan for Seed Starting

If winter weather is getting you down, have some fun with seeds! There is no more enjoyable way to pass a wintry evening than flipping through seed packets, organizing them by starting times, germination needs, growing preferences. Or by flower color,...
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Resources

Shows & Events

Maryland Home & Garden Show The 2014 Maryland Home & Garden Show will be all about color! This year's garden theme is...

Web Finds

Tom Clothier's Garden Walk and Talk Tom Clothier's Garden Walk and Talk provides timely detailed help for would-be seed...
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Regional Reminders

  • Rescue Frost-Heaved Plants
  • Remove Fallen Bird Seed
  • Dust Houseplants
  • Take in the Winter Wonderland
  • Visit Flower Shows

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