Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern & Central Midwest

November, 2009
Regional Report

Web Finds

Green Planet
The Green Planet Web site is designed to educate us about the use of earth's resources, ecosystems, green business practices, sustainable agriculture, holistic health, and a great many other topics. It's a great networking site as well.

Favorite or New Plant

Cut Leaf European Beech
Cut Leaf European Beech (Fagus sylvatica 'Laciniata' or 'Asplenifolia') is a beautiful tree with finely dissected glossy green foliage that turns spectacular yellow-gold in fall. It has typical beech smooth gray bark and will produce beechnuts when it is mature. It performs quite well in full sun to partial shade and does best in rich, acidic soils. It makes a beautiful specimen tree that will stand out above all others in the landscape.


Today's site banner is by sunnyvalley and is called "Iris Eternal Bliss"