Upper South

March, 2002
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Lectures and Shows
Two events at opposite ends of the Upper South celebrate gardening. Nature Exalted: The Art of Gardening on March 16, 2002, at 10 a.m. at The National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, features lectures by Colston Burrell and Carole Ottesen. Reservatons are required and include lunch for $45. For further information, contact Nancy Alfriend, P. O. Box 1065, Charles Town, VA 25414, (304) 725-2040, JDAlfriend@aol.com.

Spiva Center for the Arts is presenting Kaleidoscope in Bloom, with display gardens, lectures, and workshop at Memorial Hall, 212 West 8th Street, Joplin, Missouri, March 16 and 17, 2002. Admission is $3. For further information, contact Darlene Brown, 222 West 3rd Street, Joplin, MO 64801, (417) 781-0183.

Books

Four Season Harvest
Eliot Coleman's Four Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long offers ideas for building and using cold frames, row covers, and tunnels to extend the food gardening season. Besides the details on the plant shelters and how to use them, there's also a great deal of information on a wide range of vegetables. Four Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long, by Eliot Coleman (Chelsea Green Publishing, 1999, $24.95).

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