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June, 2014
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Picking Perfect Phlox

National News

Garden phlox is one of the stalwarts of the summer garden, providing color and stature during the midsummer months. But, although lovely, it isn't always carefree. Too often powdery mildew mars...

'Patio Baby' Eggplant

Eggplants in the garden are beautiful to look at and offer lots of delicious culinary possibilities in the kitchen. But they are not always the easiest crop to grow. It can be a challenge to...

You Glow Girl!

To get the most from your landscape plants, keep in mind what they offer as the seasons change. A flowering shrub may look gorgeous in full bloom, but what does it offer when it's not in flower?...

Non-Invasive Butterfly Bushes

Butterfly bushes (Buddleia davidii) are long time garden favorites, both for their graceful, fragrant panicles of flowers, as well as for the butterflies these blooms draw to the garden....

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In the Garden


Annual Color Schemes

Color-coordinated flower beds are always popular and they can be fun to do. You can design them to complement your house color and trim, to show your favorite team colors, or to echo the color scheme of an adjacent interior. You can set the stage for a...
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Shows & Events

Tough as Nails: Hardworking Perrenials On Wednesday, June 18, from 6-8 p.m., Chanticleer Garden horticulturist Lisa Roper will lead a...

Web Finds

Soil Biology Movies These colorful little Soil Biology Movies are too cool for words. You can literally watch...
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Regional Reminders

  • Clean Up June Drops
  • Control Slugs
  • Start Composting
  • Keep Planting
  • Prune Hollies

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