Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association


August, 2006
Regional Report

Web Finds

How Stuff Works
How Stuff Works is a site for the curious. Interested in knowing more about mosquitoes? Or how chocolate works? Or about phytochemicals, prenatal vitamins, night blindness, vegetable basics, allergies, AIDS, fat cells, alternative fuels? Or how the computer and phone work? This site, though not about gardening, could keep someone with an active mind busy and learning for hours.

Shows & Events

United States Botanic Garden Exhibits
Take a road trip to the United States Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C., where admission is free to the gardens and exhibits. Current exhibits are: Protecting America's Wildest Urban River: From Floods to Flowers in the Potomac Gorge; Systematics: Roots and Relationships (grouping plants by visible, chemical, or genetic traits); and Summer Reunion: A Gathering of Plant Families (eleven plant families featured in the Conservatory Terrace). For more info, visit:


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