Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern & Central Midwest

January, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Nun's Orchid

Phaius tankervilliae sounds intimidating, doesn't it? It's the scientific name of an absolutely beautiful terrestrial orchid commonly called nun's orchid. I was given one several years ago by a grower in Florida (I won't tell you how I managed to get...
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Shows & Events

Garfield Park Conservatory Chocolate Fest The Garfield Park Conservatory will soon host its third annual Chocolate Fest. This free event...

Local Buzz

New Treatment for Nematodes on the Horizon There are several legumes, including coffee senna, sun hemp and jack beans, that may reduce...
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Regional Reminders

  • Clear Snow from Branches
  • Houseplant TLC
  • Don't Let One Rotten Apple Spoil the Barrel
  • Protect Evergreens from Road Salt
  • Dispel Gloomy Weather by Planning

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