Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Middle South

September, 2005
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Colorful Echinacea

National News

Earlier this year we reported about new fragrant echinacea varieties -- ?Sunrise? and ?Sunset? -- that have recently been introduced to the public. The parade of new coneflower introductions...

Ivy of the Year

Topiaries are all the rage in the gardening world. Not only do they make great outdoor plants, many can be brought indoors in fall and enjoyed in winter under the proper lighting conditions. Each...

Vole Control Bait Station

With the onset of fall?s cool weather, animals are making plans to overwinter in your yard. Voles are one of the main rodents that love to hang around and feed. There are many species. Some will...

Apples for Better Health

The old adage ?an apple a day, keeps the doctor away,? is gaining more validity as Cornell University researchers find more health benefits from eating fresh apples. Recent research suggests that...

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In the Garden


Your Garden Symphony Starts with Spring Bulbs

Some people describe gardens as paintings -- blank canvases of soil that you "paint" with flowers and foliage plants. I prefer to think of gardens as symphonies. Throughout the growing season, there are crescendos as the showiest plants come into...
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Shows & Events

Locomotion in the Garden Visit the Atlanta Botanic Garden every Tuesday evening from 5 to 9 p.m. for Locomotion Nights, a...

Web Finds

Discover the world of flower bulbs at the U.S. Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Center Web...
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Regional Reminders

  • Allow Rose Hips to Form
  • Prepare to Move Trees and Shrubs
  • Continue Weeding
  • Save Those Leaves
  • Plan Your Spring Garden

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