Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association


September, 2000
Regional Report


Making Bentwood Trellises, Arbors, Gates, and Fences
Making Bentwood Trellises, Arbors, Gates, and Fences, by Jim Long (Storey Books, 1998; $20),

is a carefully illustrated book that provides step-by-step instructions and plenty of inspiration for gardeners who would like to make their own bentwood garden accents. From tips about tools to patterns and suggested materials, this book will encourage you to try your own hand at this wonderful rustic craft.

Web Finds

Longwood Gardens
World-renowned Longwood Gardens (, located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, offers a well-developed Web site that includes an up-to-date exhibits and events calendar and a virtual garden tour with a beautifully photographed "What's in Bloom" series, as well as details about facilities, classes, performances, and many other special programs and features. You will also find vital visitor information such as maps, hours, and fees.


Today's site banner is by Paul2032 and is called "Osteospermum"