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May, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Primal Scream

National News

Daylilies are popular plants because they are easy to grow and come in an incredible array of colors, sizes and bloom times. One way to help make a selection from among the many offerings at...

Award Winning Roses

It's never too soon to start planning ahead in the garden. Eager rose lovers will be happy to learn that All-America Rose Selections has already released the names of its two 2011 award winners!...

Landscape to Save Energy

As the cost of energy increases, we are all looking for ways to save. Energy-Wise Landscape Design: A New Approach for your Home and Garden by landscape architect Sue Reed (New Society...

Nurturing Community Gardens

For the many people who want to garden, but don't have a place of their own on which to plant, community gardens are a great solution. If you're interested in starting a community garden in your...

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In the Garden


The Whites of Spring

Perhaps winter's snowfalls deeply fed shrubs and trees, pushing them into lush spring flowering. I'm dazzled and dumbfounded by so many woodies simultaneously covered in white blossoms. White-flowering dogwood, arching white sprays of spirea, mounds of...
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Web Finds This Recycling for Rewards program is designed so people who recycle also earn points to trade...

Tool or Gardening Product

Battery-Powered Chain Saw I'm a garden gadget gal. And I enjoy pruning. Very thick branches are a challenge, even with a...
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Regional Reminders

  • Enjoy Public Gardens Day. May 7.
  • Build and Fill Your Raised Beds
  • Clip Dead Branches from Hydrangeas
  • Stretch, Reach, Take It Easy
  • Eliminate Invasive Plant Species

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