Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern & Central Midwest

May, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


Flowering Shade Trees

Spring has been so slow in coming this year, it's given me extra time to appreciate the subtleties of the season. Most years I can't wait for the shade trees to be in full leaf. This spring's slow approach, however, has reminded me to enjoy the...
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Second Nature Although not a new book, Second Nature: A Gardener's Education , by Michael Pollan (Dell...

Web Finds

U.S. National Arboretum To be on the cutting edge of new trees and shrubs, visit the National Arboretum Web page. It...
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Regional Reminders

  • Evaluate Your Bulbs
  • Prune Spring-Flowering Shrubs
  • Mow Lawns Correctly
  • Plant Warm-Season Veggies
  • Keep Composting

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