Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern & Central Midwest

January, 2009
Regional Report

Web Finds

Cornell Gardening Resources
Visit Cornell Gardening Resources for a wealth of information, including recommended vegetable and fruit varieties for gardeners, field guides to help you identify tree species, information on maintaining your lawn without pesticides, and much more.

Favorite or New Plant

Grandma Was On to Something
It appears Grandma really did have a health reason for sipping elderberry wine! A study reported by European Cytokine Network Journal (200l; 12(2): 290-296) showed that extract of black elderberry stimulates the immune system by producing inflammatory cytokines.


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