Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Upper South

December, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Flower Tower in Paris

National News

Integrating plants into building designs for aesthetic and environmental purposes has become very popular. For example, green roofs have become more common in Europe and North America as a way to...

New Red Climbing Rose for Cold Climates

Many gardeners have fond memories of arbors loaded with red ?Blaze? climbing roses, but for gardeners in colder climates the only way to grow vigorous climbers such as ?Blaze? is to pull the canes...

Night-Illuminated Thermometer

Here?s a last-minute holiday gift idea for a gardener in the family. Gardeners are always concerned about the temperature in the garden, especially when frost is threatening or winter night...

Curry May Help Stem Cognitive Decline

Yellow curry has been known to bring a little sweat to the brow and fire to the belly. Now it appears that it may help your brain function as you age, too. Researchers at the National University...

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In the Garden


A Gardener's Self-Appraisal

Am I the only one who seems to be getting more and more discombobulated by early 21st-century life? Holidays certainly don't help, although I've gotten them fairly streamlined. Don't get me wrong, I have a really good life, but the complexities of...
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Web Finds

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners Curious about which vegetable varieties might grow best in your garden? Cornell University...

Tool or Gardening Product

Harvest Moon Farms & Seed Co. Seed and nursery mail-order catalogs arrive earlier and earlier each year, with many now arriving...
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Regional Reminders

  • Protect Broad-Leaved Evergreens
  • Spread Winter Mulch
  • Decorate Windowboxes
  • Caring for Holiday Cactus
  • Use Safe Deicers

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