Northern & Central Midwest

May, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden

464

Watching for Pests

Just when gardening seems to be rolling along fine, insect season begins. The first bugs of summer to arrive are the flea beetles. I planted mizuna, a tasty oriental green, under lights in February and had large, healthy transplants to place in the...
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Resources

Books

Growing and Using Herbs in the Midwest Growing and Using Herbs in the Midwest: A Regional Guide for Home Gardeners by Rosemary Divock...

Favorite or New Plant

Rugosa rose 'Fru Dagmar Hastrup' Although rugosa roses are as common as pennies, since they perform so well in my garden I...
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Regional Reminders

  • Watch for Aphids
  • Harden Warm-Season Transplants
  • Move Houseplants
  • Plant Groundcovers
  • Mow Lawns

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