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Mid-Atlantic Regional Reports

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    Beware of Boxwood Blight

    From the historic landscapes of Colonial Williamsburg and the grand plantings of Longwood Gardens to countless home gardens throughout the Mid-Atlantic, boxwoods (Buxus spp. and cvs., Zones 4–9) have long…

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    Mid-Atlantic: December Garden To-Do List

    Early winter can still be somewhat mild here in the Mid-Atlantic, but we know it’s just a matter of time until serious cold settles in. December is a good time…

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    Regional Picks: Showy Shrubs – Mid-Atlantic

    1. Brandywine™ Possumhaw Viburnum Name: Viburnum nudum ‘Bulk’ Zones: 5–9 Size: 8 feet tall and 4 feet wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; average to moist soil Native range:…

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    Gardening Gift Ideas 2019 for Mid-Atlantic Gardeners

    It’s that time of year again—time to show our appreciation for friends and family and to celebrate the holiday spirit with special gifts. Stumped by the task of finding just…

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    Collecting Seeds From Your Garden

    Though we’re definitely heading toward winter here in the Mid-Atlantic, November can bring some marvelously mild weather too. If you’re looking for a good excuse to get back out to…

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    Mid-Atlantic: November Garden To-Do List

    By now, the growing season is over for most of us in the Mid-Atlantic. That doesn’t mean that the gardening season is over, though. Take advantage of any mild days…

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    Backyard Foraging for Edible Ornamentals

    Gardens are all about engaging the senses: colors and shapes to catch the eye, rustling leaves and birdsong to please the ear, all kinds of plant textures to touch, and…

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    Plant a Perennial Garlic Patch

    October means garlic-planting time here in the Mid-Atlantic. Normally, growing garlic is a long-term prospect, as you won’t get to harvest the pungent bulbs until the following summer. But there’s…

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    Mid-Atlantic: October Garden To-Do List

    October can be a fickle month here in the Mid-Atlantic states. If we’re lucky, we may get just a light frost or two early on, followed by a lovely spell…

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    How to Spruce Up Containers for Fall

    If your container plantings are looking frazzled after this rough summer, you’re not alone. However, our Mid-Atlantic autumn season still has a fair way to go, so don’t give up…