Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Tropical South

August, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden

841

Loving Variegated Foliage

Upon my return from my castle and garden tour of England, Wales, and Ireland, I was surprised at how dry the lawns and gardens are in South Florida. It's a stark contrast to England and Ireland where rain was plentiful and cool temperatures prevailed....
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Resources

Books

RHS Practical Guide: Trees for Small Gardens Anyone contemplating a trip to northern Europe or England might want to invest in some of the RHS...

Favorite or New Plant

Firebush Firebush ( Hamelia patens ) is one of my favorite plants for butterfly gardeners. The zebra...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Ginger
  • Prune Before Hurricanes
  • Cut Back Poinsettia
  • Plan for Vegetables
  • Propagate Geraniums

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