Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern & Central Midwest

July, 2006
Regional Report

Shows & Events

All About Peppers at the Chicago Botanic Garden
Become a pepperhead at the Chicago Botanic Garden's All About Peppers weekend, August 5 and 6 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Fruit and Vegetable Garden. The event features growing tips, kids' activities, tours of the pepper plantings, salsa tasting, and a cooking demonstration by renowned chef Rick Bayless. For more info, call (847) 835-5440, or visit:

Web Finds

National Agricultural Library
The National Agricultural library Web site has every link you could possibly need, in addition to access to articles written by just about every horticulture source imaginable. There may be more information than you need, but it's worth a visit just to see the wealth of data that's out there. The site provides not only horticultural information but also articles about food and nutrition.


Today's site banner is by ge1836 and is called "Coleus Dipped in Wine"