Northern & Central Midwest

September, 2008
Regional Report

Web Finds

The Sustainable Table
The Sustainable Table is a place to go for not only information but also for a community concerned with the sustainable food movement. The Web site has information about how to go about eating locally, shopping, and most of all growing in a sustainable way. It has informative articles and news features as well as plenty of links to help you on your way to a sustainable lifestyle.

Books

Overwintering Tender Perennials Indoors
Bulbs in the Basement, Geraniums on the Windowsill, by Brian McGowan and Alice McGowan is not at publishers yet, but I can hardly wait. I visited the McGowan's Blue Meadow Farm a couple of years ago and it was a marvel. The plants they grew were not your usual geraniums and petunias, and I look forward to learning how to nurture some of our tender perennials through a winter indoors. The book will have techniques for overwintering plants, as well as plant profiles with advice for growing indoors.

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