Mid-Atlantic

June, 2013
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Walk: Unusual Perennials for Sun
Spice up your perennial borders and containers with fresh colors, textures, and shapes. Lisa Roper will highlight less familiar varieties -- new or underused -- that will have your visitors asking, "What are those awesome plants?" Hosted by the Philadelphia Horticultural Society, the walk will take place on Wednesday, June 12, from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Chanticleer, Garden, 786 Church Rd., Wayne, PA. $18 members; $23 non-members. For more information, call 215-988-1698.

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Mulches for the Home Vegetable Garden
Mulches for the Home Vegetable Garden is a fact-packed article on mulches that's a must-read for home gardeners, whether you are mulching a vegetable garden or a flower bed or a shrub bed. It will help you understand the importance of mulch and its functions, evaluate the different mulch materials, and select the most appropriate from those that are most easily available to you. It also includes a useful section on cover crops and green manures.

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