Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association


September, 2004
Regional Report

Web Finds

Rest Stops for the Weary
To learn more about attracting migrating songbirds, visit this Audubon Magazine Web page. The articles discuss the needs and preferences of migrating songbirds and suggest ways to provide them with food and shelter along their trip, including bird-friendly plantings.

Shows & Events

Victorian Ornamentals
The Victorians knew a thing or two about creating rich bedding schemes and luxurious foliage effects, especially those with boldly ornamental foliage and a lush, exotic look. This is the season to ogle the display of cannas, caladiums, and 80 varieties of coleus that have reached their seasonal prime of sheer excess in the Haupt Conservatory at the New York Botanical Garden. For more information, visit:


Today's site banner is by EscondidoCal and is called "Water Hibiscus"