Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Lower South

December, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Poinsettias Are Still Number One

Poinsettias are not only the number one holiday plant, they also are the top flowering potted plant in the United States. Native to Mexico, the poinsettia originated in a rather limited region near present-day Taxco. The Aztecs of Central Mexico...
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Web Finds

Freeze Protection This Freeze Protection video clip from Texas Cooperative Extension is part of a series I do for...

Favorite or New Plant

Yaupon Holly This plant is familiar to most southern gardeners, yet it offers some wonderful variations that...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Berrying Shrubs
  • Don\'t Throw Away Free Fertilizer
  • Keep the Christmas Tree Fresh and Safe
  • Put Vegetable Garden to Bed
  • Prepare Landscape Tools and Equipment For Winter

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