Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern & Central Midwest

February, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


It's Time to Plan Your Vegetable Garden!

My first seeds have come, so I can't wait any longer to plan my vegetable garden. This year I'm planning to have the best garden ever! Heard that before? It sounds as if I'm doing things backwards by ordering before I plan, but I have plenty of space so...
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An Indispensable Book! Vegetable Gardening in the Midwest , by C.E. Voigt and J.S. Vandemark (University of Missouri...

Favorite or New Plant

Wax Plant Wax plant ( Hoya carnosa ) has tidy, roundish foliage, most commonly medium to dark green or...
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Regional Reminders

  • Start Cold-Season Crops
  • Watch for Heaving
  • Watch for Early Bulbs
  • Prune Grapes
  • Apply Dormant Oil

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