Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern & Central Midwest

March, 2005
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Chicago Flower and Garden Show
Extraordinary gardens complete with waterfalls, windmills, and pyramids; gardening seminars; much more will be featured at the Chicago Flower and Garden Show, Saturday, March 12 through Sunday, March 20 at Navy Pier. Show Hours are Monday thru Saturday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. For more information, call (312) 222-5086, or visit:

Web Finds

Composting at Home
The Composting at Home Web site from Ohio State University Extension Service is a great place to find the basics of composting. There are charts on materials to use and not to use, including the nitrogen contents and a great chart on troubleshooting. The site also give a few basic designs for making your own bins.


Today's site banner is by Paul2032 and is called "Osteospermum"