Mid-Atlantic

September, 2006
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Growing Green Cities Symposium
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and the University of Pennsylvania's Penn Institute for Urban Research will host "Growing Greener Cities: Symposium on Urban Environmental Issues of the 21st Century" at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia from Oct. 15 to 17. 2004 Nobel Peace prize winner Wangari Maathai from Kenya will speak. For details, see http://www.pennsylvaniahorticulturalsociety.org/phlgreen/GGCintro.html.

Web Finds

Water-Wise Gardening
Earth-Friendly, Water-Wise Gardening is a site from the Hydroponic Merchants Assoc., with lots of helpful information, especially about indoor gardening and growing without soil. There's a section about alternative growing media, and the Comfortable Indoor Gardening section includes detailed information about indoor lighting. This is an interesting resource for anyone exploring different methods of growing plants.

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