Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern & Central Midwest

March, 2008
Regional Report

Web Finds

Tiny Farm Blog
This delightful Tiny Farm Blog contains a wealth of information for anyone starting out with an organic garden. It is a fun, well-written, and informative site that will excite the gardener in everyone. There is information ranging from building to planting, from harvest to seed-saving to preserving. This is a certified organic farm, and the owner states that it takes selling 300 bunches of radishes to make the annual certification fee.

Tool or Gardening Product

Wearable Garden Stool
I've found the perfect Mother's Day gift: a gardening stool that you wear. It sort of looks like you have a metal tail, but the stool straps on your hips and you can sit anywhere. It has a sturdy seat that can be adjusted, and it leaves hands free to weed, pick vegetables, and plant. Supposedly it helps reduce backaches as well. It's available for $49.99 from Clean Air Gardening (


Today's site banner is by nmumpton and is called "Gymnocalycium andreae"