Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association


July, 2001
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Bowman's Hill Native Plant Sale
The Fall Native Plant Sale at Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve in Solebury Township, Pennsylvania occurs on September 8th to 9th and again on September 15th to 16th. The sale offers over 200 species of high-quality herbaceous and woody plants ready for fall planting. Knowledgeable staff and volunteers are on hand to help you choose the most suitable plants for your site and answer questions. Free resource and educational material are also available. Refreshments will also be available.

Call (215) 862-2924 for more information.

Web Finds

American Dahlia Society
Here's a quiz. How can a dahlia be called an orchid, a cactus, or a peony? When you know the 18 classifications of dahlia you'll know all these are types of dahlia flowers. Learn about these and other fine points of dahlia growing, showing, history, and appreciation from the American Dahlia Society Web site. You can also read up on container growing techniques and how to dig and store the tubers each winter. There are also local dahlia societies and listings for upcoming dahlia shows.


Today's site banner is by Marilyn and is called "Salvia regla 'Royal'"