Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Tropical South

July, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden



I always worry about vines. There are some invasive vines in my neighborhood, and these strangling, grasping vines can leap to the tops of trees and telephone poles with amazing speed. They send innocent-appearing runners over the ground, which suddenly...
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Gardening Through Your Golden Years Jim Wilson, well known host of "The Victory Garden" has written an excellent book for senior...

Favorite or New Plant

Forest Bell Creeper Forest Bell Creeper ( Tecomanthe dendrophila ( T. venusta ) is a versatile vine that does not...
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Regional Reminders

  • Keep Vines Away From Buildings
  • Use a Hinged Trellis
  • Choose Vines Carefully
  • Prune Vines Judiciously
  • Choose Varieties Carefully

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