Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Lower South

December, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


Protecting Semi-Hardy Southern Plants

Here in the south our typical winters are fairly mild with some erratic but brief periods of cold weather. We do not experience the severe cold weather of our northern neighbors, but we have too much cold to grow the plants common in the warmer parts of...
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Web Finds

Frost Protection Advice The University of Arizona Extension Service has produced an excellent fact sheet on Frost...

Favorite or New Plant

Possumhaw Holly Possumhaw holly ( Ilex decidua ) brings color to the late fall and winter landscape with...
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Regional Reminders

  • Bring In the Berries
  • Extend the Life of Holiday Plants
  • Spice Up Cool-Season Salads
  • Keep Fallen Leaves Off the Lawn
  • Prepare Landscape Equipment and Hoses for Winter

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