Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern & Central Midwest

April, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Edge Those Beds!

It seems I'm forever on my hands and knees trying to pull wayward grass out of mulched tree beds and mint out of the lawn. Or standing on a spade trying to put a new edge on a naturalistic landscape bed. My mulch seems to spread into the grass over the...
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Marinade for Grilled Vegetables Tis the season for grilled vegetables! Here's a tasty marinade to use anytime the grill's fired...

Favorite or New Plant

Alpine Aster This spring- and early summer-blooming aster is little known and seldom planted. Alpine aster (...
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Regional Reminders

  • Stake Perennials
  • Harden Off Annual Flowers
  • Water Newly Planted Woodies
  • Monitor Hybrid Roses
  • Thin Vegetable Seedlings

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