Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern & Central Midwest

October, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


Rugosa Roses

Fall and winter fruits are magnificent right now, inspiring me to plant even more next year. I'm not referring to the typical apples or pears, but to more unusual fruits like rose hips. Some of the beauties this time of year, even though a little...
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Rose Hip Rhubarb Jam Ingredients 1 cup rose hips 1 cup water 4 cup diced rhubarb 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups...

Favorite or New Plant

Eastern Wahoo (Euonymus atropurpureus) Eastern wahoo ( Euonymus atropurpureus ) is in full fall fruit right now, with bright pink...
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Regional Reminders

  • Add Organic Matter
  • Wait to Mulch
  • Prevent Rodent Damage
  • Mulch Hardy Crops
  • Store Apples Properly

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