Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern & Central Midwest

June, 2013
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Protecting Trees during Construction

National News

Whether you're building on a new site or adding on to or renovating your existing home, you undoubtedly recognize the value of the existing trees on your property and want to keep them healthy and...

Helping Veterans with Green Spaces

Gardeners know the feeling of peace and well-being that working out in the garden brings. Now Keith Tidwell, a senior Extension associate in the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell...

White to Rose Geranium

Who doesn't love geraniums! They are easy to grow and the epitome of cheerfulness. And while bright red blossoms are classic, there is lots more to explore in the geranium world. One of the...

Year of the Watermelon

For all of you for whom summer just wouldn't be summer without a sweet crisp watermelon to sink your teeth into, you'll be glad to learn that the National Garden Bureau has declared 2013 as the...

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In the Garden


Growing Vegetables in Containers

So often when we think of planting a container, flowers come to mind. But some of the most productive and beautiful container gardens are made of vegetables. In fact, many vegetables have been developed specifically for container culture. These are...
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Web Finds

Emerald Ash Borer in Wisconsin Emerald ash borer has become a major reason for ash (green, white, and black) death in our area...

Favorite or New Plant

'Onondaga' Viburnum The magnificent Viburnum sargentii 'Onandaga' is one of the versatile viburnums that grow well...
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Regional Reminders

  • Get Rid of Mosquito Larvae
  • Cut Peonies With Care
  • Get Rid of Lawn Moss
  • Choose Container Plants Carefully
  • Watch for Rose Slugs

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