Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Upper South

November, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Eat Walnuts for a Healthy Heart

National News

With Thanksgiving approaching, many Americans are planning special holiday meals, which often are high in fat. Fat molecules have many deleterious effects on the body, including causing...

Well-Timed Amaryllis

The holidays will be upon us soon, and one of the flower stars this time of year is the amaryllis. The large, vibrant flowers are always a welcome sight, yet they never seem to last long enough,...

Grow Up With Stacking Planters

One of the prime benefits of container gardening is being able to squeeze gardens into small spaces. Now a new line of pots makes container gardening even more space-saving. The Stacking Planters...

Who Does Your Garden Grow?

Have you ever wondered where plant varieties get their names? Have you ever pondered the background of common plant names, such as the Russell lupines, Shasta daisies, or Shirley poppies? A new...

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In the Garden


Ever So Much On Wild Birds

Even without statistics to back up my supposition, I would lay odds that a very high percentage of gardeners also feed wild birds. Which means that most of you reading this already have bird feeders out. One of the fascinating aspects for me about bird...
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Web Finds

Facts About Avian Flu With winter backyard bird-feeding getting underway, people may have concerns about the safety of...

Tool or Gardening Product

Advanced Pole System For years my bird-feeding efforts relied on an assortment of bent and falling over shepherd's...
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Regional Reminders

  • Keep Raking Those Leaves
  • Tend Asparagus Bed
  • Divide Lily-of-the-Valley
  • Order Catalogs
  • Try Different Winter Squash

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