Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Middle South

July, 2001
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Watermelon Festival
The annual Watermelon Festival in Hope, Arkansas on August 9 to 12th include contests for seed spitting and watermelon eating. But it's the giant, 200-pound specimens that have made this festival famous.



For a complete schedule call (870) 777-3640.



Web Finds

Southern Veggies Site
If you're new to the Middle South, or even if you're a native, transplanted New Englander Dr. Rick Snyder's web site, Southern Vegetables and Fruits, from Mississippi State University is a good resource to teach you the language of southern vegetables. This page is full of other great links, too.

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