Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Lower 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


Plan Before You Plant

Fall and winter are the best planting seasons of the year in the south. Perhaps you are installing a new landscape or maybe you would like to do some renovations on your existing landscape. The sooner you make the changes, the longer the plants will...
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Web Finds

Landscape Planning Advice There are several great Web sites for helping you plan your home landscape: Planning the Home...

Clever Gardening Technique

Moving Shrubs With Less Effort Here's a tip for moving a shrub more successfully with less effort and less strain on your back....
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Regional Reminders

  • Treasure Those Leaves
  • Add Cool-Season Color
  • Put Perennial Flowers to Bed
  • Move Plants Soon
  • Caring for Fruit Trees

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