March, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


Ground Covers for Shade

Several years ago, I planted some spring-blooming crab apple trees to define and accentuate an oval lawn area. Now I'm planting ground covers under the trees to streamline the mowing process. Using a ground cover, just one kind of low-maintenance...
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Web Finds

Transplanting Trees and Shrubs There are many reasons gardeners might want to transplant a favorite shrub or move a tree on...


Gardening for Dummies Gardening For Dummies , by Michael MacCaskey (IDG Books Worldwide, 1996; $17), provides all the...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Peas
  • Take a Soil Test
  • Prune Summer Shrubs
  • Thin Crowded Seedlings
  • Control Crabgrass

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