Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association


July, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Grow a Fall Crop of Strawberries

National News

Strawberry lovers take heart; for those who can?t get enough fresh strawberries and wish the June crop produced over a longer period, there may be a solution. A new cropping technique developed by...

New, Natural Weed Killer

Summertime means weeding time for most gardeners. While the old methods of hand pulling and hoeing are still the most effective, sometimes you?d just like to spray those weeds to get rid of them....

Unique Pine Tree

Evergreen trees fill many roles in the landscape. They block unsightly views, provide a dark backdrop to colorful flowering shrubs and perennials, and create habitat for birds and wildlife. It?s a...

Free Guide for Organic Gardeners

The number of organic farmers, as well as the number of acres devoted to organic growing methods, has increased steadily for the past 10 years. This increase creates a need for up-to-date growing...

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In the Garden


The Mystery of the Missing Garden Gloves

Not to point a finger, but has anyone seen my missing garden gloves -- specifically, ten left-hand gloves? Cleaning out the minivan on Sunday, I found ten right-hand gloves without their counterparts -- two medium Grips; two French Potter's gloves; one...
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Shows & Events

Longwood Turns 100! Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA, is celebrating its 100th birthday. Founder's Day Weekend...

Web Finds

What Kind of Flower Are You? Answer a quick 20 questions and this What Kind of Flower Are You? quiz will kick out your ID as...
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Regional Reminders

  • Deadheading Roses
  • Fertilizing Roses
  • Water, Water, Water
  • Water and Fertilize Container Plantings
  • Pick and Enjoy

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