Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association


September, 2001
Regional Report

Shows & Events

The Amazing Maize Maze
Mazes have been a beloved yet rare garden feature -- or folly -- for generations. If you have never experienced a maze, today's widespread corn maze craze is a great introduction. This elaborate five acre corn maze in Paradise, PA (the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country) is open Fridays and Saturdays now until the end of October, including some evenings. (Bring your own flashlight!)

The Amazing Maize Maze
, now thru October 28th. Call (717) 687-6843 to confirm the schedule and for more information.

Web Finds

Success with Gourds
There are three basic types of gourds: Cucurbita, Lagenaria and Luffa. Each kind requires different end of season care and, unfortunately, following incorrect harvest or storage procedures can ruin them. Find out in Gourd Success Includes Proper Harvest and Handling just when and how to harvest, cure, dry and store your precious gourds for the best results with each type.


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