Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association


June, 2011
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Open Air Farmers Market in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Welcome back to all the farmers' markets bringing fresh produce, fruit, cheese, and meat to our communities. In Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the Farm Show Farmers Market is now open for the next seven months in the PA Farm Show Complex and Expo Center parking lot. The menu includes in-season fruits and vegetables, dairy products, bakery items, cut flowers, bedding plants, lunch options. Hours are 9AM to 6PM every Tuesday and Friday through November.

Tool or Gardening Product

West County Rose Gloves
These elbow-length gantlet gloves are the best for pruning anything thorny or prickly, such as pyracantha, roses, and holly. They afford excellent protection, flexibility, durability, and comfort. Made of lightweight synthetic material, they machine wash and dry as soft as new. They don't trap heat, and resist punctures. $35 at


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