Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association


August, 2007
Regional Report

Web Finds

Japanese Beetle
This USDA Japanese Beetle Web page includes clear information about Japanese beetles. There are pictures of the adults, larvae, and eggs; life cycle description, and control information. The USDA recommends the Integrated Pest Management approach that targets the infestation. It explains biological and chemical controls and monitoring techniques.

Shows & Events

Sunset Sippin' at the Scott Arboretum
Enjoy the fragrant summersweet (Clethra alnifolia) while sipping Victory Brewing Company's Sunrise Weissbier on Aug. 23, (rain date, Aug. 30), 6 to 8 p.m., in the Scott Arboretum's John W. Nason Garden, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. Members: $15, Nonmembers: $30. Entrance fee includes hors d'oeuvres, beer-tasting, guided tours, and a raffle. For info, call (610) 328-8025; or e-mail:


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