Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association


March, 2006
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Spring into Brookside Gardens, Maryland
Spring demonstrations, lectures, and special events start at Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton, MD. Watch Us Work! demonstrations about pruning and rose planting; artist talks in the Conservatory; Barry Glick on hellebores; and cooking demonstrations are among Brookside's March activities. Brookside is just north of Washington, DC, so it's easy to extend this trip to include the nation's capital. For info, visit:

Web Finds

International Society of Arboriculture
Wondering which tree to buy and how to plant it? Or how to choose an arborist? Which branches to prune? Or when an insect or a disease becomes unhealthy for the tree? The International Society of Aboriculture has the Web site for you. ISA has distilled expert tree care information into an accessible, easy-to-use resource for the public. It includes clear, concise information with just enough graphics. There are also Fun Facts about Trees, FAQs, and a Contact Us option.


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