Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Middle South

February, 2005
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Container Clematis

National News

Container gardening continues to be a hot trend, and more perennial plants are being bred to grow well in these small spaces. One of the best new clematis to grow in containers is Clematis...

Organic Ketchup Protects Against Cancer

It's been well documented that the antioxidant lycopene found in tomato-based products, such as ketchup, helps protect us against cancers of the breast, pancreas, prostate, and intestines. Now...

Learn to Graft

If you're looking for a fun horticultural project to help pass the winter, consider learning about grafting. You can learn the techniques from the comfort of your home with this award-winning,...

Award-Winning Agastache

From the specialists in hummingbird mints (Agastache) comes a new award-winning variety that features foot-long spikes of rose-pink flowers, a raspberry red calyx, and sweetly scented foliage....

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In the Garden


Invasive Plants

When we bought our land here in Asheville with the intent of starting a small flower farm, one of my first tasks was to request a visit from our cooperative extension agent. Not only did she help brainstorm ideas for laying out the planting areas, she...
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Web Finds

Learn More About Invasive Plants Weeds Gone Wild: Alien Plant Invaders of Natural Areas is a Web-based project of the Plant...

Tool or Gardening Product

Flame Weeder In a spontaneous moment of rare indulgence, I bought myself a flame weeder. We've been battling...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Bare-Root Roses
  • Force Branches
  • Build a Cold Frame
  • Prune Trees and Shrubs
  • Plant Begonia Tubers

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