Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern & Central Midwest

August, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Summer in a Jar

Our house is in the midst of putting summer in jars. All winter we'll recall the sights and scents of summer as we open jars of home-canned fruits and vegetables. Opening a jar of our tomatoes in the dead of January lets the odor of summer waft through...
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End-of-the-garden Relish This relish is wonderful on sandwiches, as a side to any meat, or even try a dollop on top of...

Local Buzz

Intensive Planting Works! USDA Studies have shown that planting corn in rows 15 inches apart instead of the usual 30 inches...
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Regional Reminders

  • Harvest, Harvest, Harvest!
  • Purchase Bulbs for Fall Planting
  • Take Annual Cuttings
  • Plan Perennial Division
  • Lawn Care

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