Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association


January, 2012
Regional Report

Web Finds

Overwintering Pond Plants
Overwintering Pond Plants from the Minnesota Water Garden Society has answers to almost any question about which pond plants to overwinter and how. Floating plants, marginal plants (tropical and hardy), and submerged plants are cared for differently. Clear, coded, and easy-to-use, this is an excellent, helpful find and tool.

Shows & Events

Wildlife in Your Backyard Woods Workshop
Pennsylvania's vast forests have always supported an abundance and variety of wildlife. At the Wildlife in Your Backyard Woods Workshop on Friday, January 27th, 2012 from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, learn how to enhance your existing woods or create natural areas on your land to attract and support wildlife while also reducing energy costs, cleaning water and filtering air. Penn State Extension, along with the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, the Pennsylvania Game Commission, and DCNR Bureau of Forestry, is sponsoring the workshop that will be held at Morgantown Holiday Inn, 6170 Morgantown Road, Morgantown, PA 19543. Cost: $40.00 per person or $50.00 per couple. For more information contact Julianne Schieffer, Penn State Extension, 610-489-4315; or Craig Highfield, Alliance for the Chesapeake, 410-267-5723; Visit for the brochure.


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