Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association


January, 2009
Regional Report

Web Finds

Van Engelen's Flower Bulb Screen Saver
Yearning for colorful signs of spring? For a taste of the best of Holland's daffodils, tulips, muscari, and more, download Van Engelen's Flower Bulb Screen Saver and enjoy. These photographs highlight the panoramic beauty of the flower bulb fields, the exquisite landscape designs of the Keukenhof and the intricate, often subtle, characteristics of each special variety.

Shows & Events

Today's Horticulture at Longwood Gardens
Stir your imagination, feed your plant lust, and connect with contemporary experts on Fri., Feb. 6, at Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA. This day-long symposium in the Ballroom features native plants and wildlife educator/author Dr. Douglas Tallamy, Chanticleer horticulturist Dan Benarcik, and Planthaven, Inc.'s Jon Roethling presenting the latest about plants and garden design. Educator Dr. George Hudler of Cornell will talk trees -- healthy and diseased. Landscape architect Rodney Robinson will discuss the restoration of Nemours Mansion and Garden. Organic Mechanics president Mark Highland is slated for Composting 101 and Delight's Nursery curator Adrienne R. Roethling will talk about Life as a Professional Gardener. Registration required by Jan. 23. $95 symposium fee. Contact Symposium Chair Shelby French at 302-994-1469 or visit for details.


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