Mid-Atlantic

February, 2004
Regional Report

Web Finds

Visit the Butterflies!
This Butterfly Conservatory site is about the exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. It enables YOU to visit via a virtual tour that includes a live butterfly cam plus movie clips! It offers detailed information about butterflies; a kid-friendly butterfly FAQ; tips on making a butterfly garden; and a listing of resources about butterflies and butterfly gardening, including both books and Web sites. Enjoy!

Books

The Garden Book
Mid-winter got you looking for visual escape and a little garden inspiration? Need ideas for a landscaping do-over? Looking for a quick and easy garden history reference? Search no more! The Garden Book, by the editors of Phaidon Press (Phaidon Press, 2003; $9.95) provides a photographic glimpse and brief summary description for scads of great gardens -- 500 of them -- by some of the best historic and modern garden-makers in the world. Train your eye with the best and take the opportunity to consider a few different options in garden design. This book was originally published as a coffee table book, but it's now available as a handy pocket-size paperback.

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