Middle South

November, 2008
Regional Report

Web Finds

Flower Bulb Information
The Web site of the U.S. Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Center offers practical information on choosing and planting bulbs. It also offers articles on a number of other bulb-related topics, including heirloom varieties, designing with color, and managing pests, plus information about forcing bulbs for indoor bloom.

Books

HortIdeas Newsletter
HortIdeas, published by Gregory and Patricia Y. Williams, is a small, purely informational newsletter for dedicated gardeners who want to "dig a little deeper" into their hobby. Articles include book reviews, reports on the latest research results and plant trials, plant lists, and information on conferences nationwide. Sometimes the articles seem a little too detailed (for example, listing research data when a summary would do), but I generally find something useful and/or fascinating in every issue, and it's a nice break from all the glossy, but often superficial, gardening magazines on the newsstands. Get a sample issue and see what you think. For more information, do a Web search using the keyword "HortIdeas" or write to HortIdeas, 750 Black Lick Road, Gravel Switch, KY 40328.

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