Northern & Central Midwest

March, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


Cold Frames

Now that our snow is finally going away (not that there won't be more to come), I went out to the garden to see what damage was done to the portable cold frame I left out this winter. I had beautiful lettuce plants growing in the cold frame when the...
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Park's Success with Herbs Park's Success with Herbs , by Gertrude Foster and Rosemary Louden (Park Seed Co., 1980; $10),...

Favorite or New Plant

Sweet Olive Sweet olive ( Osmanthus fragrans ) will always have a special place in my heart and on my desk....
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Regional Reminders

  • Prepare Garden Soil
  • Prepare Strawberry Beds
  • Start Warm-Season Crops
  • Time to Mulch
  • Check Perennials for Heaving

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