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Middle South

September, 2005
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Agastache 'Apache Sunset'

National News

Agastache or hyssop is an old-fashioned perennial plant that's gaining in popularity with the introduction of new varieties. Agastache is a versatile plant. It has attractive foliage and flower...

Ultra Grow Container Liner

One of the pitfalls of growing plants in containers is improper watering. Containers can dry out quickly or be overwatered by Mother Nature or overzealous gardeners. While underwatered containers...

Root Pruning Potbound Plants

Fall is a great time to buy trees and shrubs at your local nursery. Most gardeners have heard that if your tree or shrub is potbound (roots encircling the rootball), you should score or break up...

Award-Winning Hydrangea

Since 1978 the Gold Medal Plant Award Program at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has recognized trees, shrubs, and woody vines of outstanding merit. These winners are relatively new plants...

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In the Garden


Slow Food

What does the phrase "slow food" bring to mind? If you were told that "Slow Food" is an international movement with 80,000 members in 100 countries, could you guess its focus? Here's a hint: Slow Food was born in Italy in 1986, and the international...
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Favorite or New Plant

Celosia Most of the plants in my cut flower garden have succumbed to the unusually rainy and humid...

Clever Gardening Technique

Making the Most of the Harvest Use your blender or food processor to create quick and easy pasta sauces from the season's...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plan for Fall Bulbs
  • Practice Good Garden Sanitation
  • Fertilize Lawns
  • Order Wildflower Seeds
  • Harvest Sweet Potatoes

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