Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Upper South

May, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Dwarf, Variegated Weigela

National News

Weigela is a widely grown, adaptable, spring-flowering shrub. Its beautiful tube-shaped flowers come in a range of colors from white to red. However, after blooming, the shrub?s green foliage is...

A Safer Hedge Trimmer

For many gardeners, trimming the hedge is a time-consuming, physically strenuous, and potentially dangerous task. Now from England comes a new electric trimmer with a concealed blade and a...

Variegated Queen of the Meadow

Another common plant that has taken on a new look is queen of the meadow or Filipendula. This hardy perennial grows 4 feet tall, producing plumes of creamy white or pink flowers in midsummer. It?s...

Enter a Photo Contest

Are you an amateur photographer who loves taking photos of gardens, parks, and green spaces? Why not enter your photos in a contest that could result in your photo being featured in a 2007...

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In the Garden


Color Corrections

No doubt there does exist, somewhere, that gardener who is totally satisfied with how his or her garden looks, who never impulsively acquires a plant without knowing exactly where it will be placed, whose plants never outgrow their space, and whose...
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Web Finds

Plant Evaluation Looking for help in choosing the best bulb, perennial, deciduous or evergreen tree or shrub, or...

Tool or Gardening Product

Sucker-Stopper RTU If you get tired of removing suckers at the base of trees or stumps, try Sucker-Stopper RTU. This...
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Regional Reminders

  • Minimize Dogwood Problems
  • Dealing with Spring Bulb Foliage
  • Establish Rose TLC
  • Use Sun Protection
  • Support Your Tomatoes

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