Middle South

September, 2013
Regional Report

Web Finds

Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Center
Discover the world of flower bulbs at the U.S. Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Center. Clicking on any link in the top navigation will bring you to a mini-site filled with information. Use the left navigation bar to browse articles of interest on that subject. The Bulb Basics section, for example, gives detailed information on -- and photos of -- dozens of types of bulbs.

Clever Gardening Technique

Mulch with Weeds
As you pull up young annual weeds like lamb's-quarter and pigweed in your vegetable garden, toss them between plants or rows to use as mulch. The plant material will break down and add organic matter. Remove perennial weeds that might resprout. And if any weed is starting to flower, remove that from the garden, too. The plant may continue to develop seeds even after it's pulled.

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