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Pacific Northwest

September, 2014
Regional Report

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Fiji Rose

National News

Roses are the prima donnas of the garden world. They are lovely to look at, but often demanding to grow, susceptible to a host of disease and insect problems. Now gardeners who want the beauty of...

Fall Fireworks

Add some fireworks to your fall garden with an exciting new ornamental grass from Proven Winners. 'Fireworks' Variegated Red Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum') is a pink and white...

Birds and Bees at Risk

Many gardeners are aware that a particular class of widely used systemic insecticides known as neonecotinoids presents a big threat to bees and other pollinators. Now research has shown that...

Spotlight on Youth Gardens

Just outside downtown Minneapolis, Project Sweetie Pie (PSP) is hard at work installing urban gardens in an effort to create a food corridor in the Market/Cultural district of North Minneapolis....

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In the Garden


Regional Reports Says Goodbye!

For the past 14 years, NGA has been delivering great gardening information to home gardeners across the country in our Regional Reports e-newsletters. We're proud to have been able to help folks be successful growing everything from vegetables and...
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Favorite or New Plant

Japanese Anemone Just when other flowering perennials are winding down, the Japanese anemone comes into full...

Clever Gardening Technique

Disinfecting and Cleaning Pots Pots can be reused indefinitely, but with each use they accumulate mineral deposits and other...
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Regional Reminders

  • Coax Poinsettias into Bloom
  • Replace Lawn with Ground Cover
  • Divide Perennials
  • Plant Cool-Season Pansies
  • Move Houseplants Indoors

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