Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern & Central Midwest

September, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


The Indispensable Food Strainer

I've found a tool that is almost as invaluable for the garden as a hoe. I have a hand-crank Victorio food strainer that I've used for several years now and I'd sooner give up my food processor than my strainer. I use it to make tomato sauce, applesauce,...
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Favorite or New Plant

Boltonia asteroides This daisy-like native of the prairie is a close relative of asters, and comes into its glory in...


The Ultimate Baked Apple There's nothing better than a warm baked apple on a crisp fall day! Ingredients 4...
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Regional Reminders

  • Prune Everbearing Raspberries
  • Harvest Winter Squash
  • Help Flowering Houseplants Set Buds
  • Bring in Tender Houseplants
  • Force Bulbs for Winter Bloom

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