Northern & Central Midwest

August, 2000
Regional Report

In the Garden


South of the Border Beetles

I walked into the soybean field that adjoins my garden the other day and was thrilled to see ladybug larvae and adults all over the beans. They were feasting on the burgeoning population of aphids. I was happy about the ladybugs until I started looking...
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Web Finds

Fruit Growing Web Site Ohio State University's Midwest Small Fruit Pest Management Handbook (...

Favorite or New Plant

Rudbeckia nitida 'Herbstsonne' This perennial flower looks like a 6-foot shrub! It's a perfect backdrop for other plants and a...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Fall Greens
  • Control Cabbage Butterflies
  • Saving Seeds
  • Controlling Tomato Diseases
  • Storing Carrots and Beets

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