Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern & Central Midwest

May, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


The Magic of Butterflies

Butterflies are magic, bringing dreams of fairies into the garden with their soft looping and swooping, dipping their curled tongues into a fuchsia dame's rocket growing along the woods' edge or a bright orange nasturtium in a hanging basket. I've...
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The Gardener's Year Garden chores got you down? Check out The Gardener's Year , by Karel Capek. A cruise through...


Tea Party Tarts Makes about 1 dozen tarts, depending on the size of muffin tin you use. Children love these!...
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Regional Reminders

  • Resist the Urge to Fertilize Herbs
  • Keep Composting
  • Pinch Annuals as You Plant Them
  • Stake or Cage Tomato Plants
  • Sow Seeds for Fall Cole Crops

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