Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Pacific Northwest

April, 2007
Regional Report

Web Finds

Pesticide Label Awareness
The EPA is launching an advertizing campaign to remind gardeners to read labels before using pesticides. Their new Read the Label First Web site features a generic pesticide label with pop-up text explaining the basic statements found on labels.


The Natural Habitat Garden
The Natural Habitat Garden, by Ken Druse (Timber Press, 2004; $29.95), is the third book in a series of three about "natural" gardening by Mr. Druse. In this one, all the elements come together. Homeowners who want a gorgeous landscape will be able to use this book to create a beautiful yard that also introduces Mother Nature back into the garden. The book features inspirational photos, and it shows the results that can be achieved using this approach.


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