Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern & Central Midwest

December, 2003
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Missouri Botanical Garden
Here's a cure for the winter blahs: a heat wave party for the entire family! On January 24, come step inside an 82-degree tropical paradise to warm your spirit among the butterflies at the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House & Education Center. Enjoy the Caribbean music, sand castle building, limbo contests, coconut bowling, flamingo ring toss, crafts, and prizes. Wear a Hawaiian shirt and shades and join us for a sizzling good time! All activities included with regular admission. The Center is at 15193 Olive Blvd. at Faust Park in Chesterfield, Mo. For information, call (636) 530-0076, ext. 10.

Web Finds

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Botanic Garden?s Web site has a wonderful collection of articles and links to information on sustainable gardening, or how to design a garden that conserves natural resources, eschews toxic chemicals, and encourages a diversity of plant and animal life.


Today's site banner is by sunnyvalley and is called "Iris Eternal Bliss"