Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Lower South

February, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Bird Watching

National News

It may be early for birds to start their spring migration, but it?s still a good time to check in with our feathered friends to see how they?re doing. During the 10th Annual Great Backyard Bird...

New Space-Saving Squash

Summer squash varieties come in many different shapes and colors, and some of the most unique are the patty pans. Often compared to flying saucers, these varieties combine the rich summer squash...

New Double-Flowered Hellebore

Dan Hinkley, formerly of Heronswood Nursery fame, has been breeding hellebores, also called Christmas roses, for years. His selections have expanded the color and form of hellebore flowers...

New/Old Garden Hoes

Many home gardeners are clever recyclers, and are adept at finding new ways to use an old product or tool in the garden. If you?re in this category, then you?ll appreciate the idea behind Rogue...

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In the Garden


Rejuvenate Overgrown Houseplants

Houseplants often last for years, coaxed along for so long that they become members of the family. I've seen some pretty lanky, decrepit specimens in my time. The years had seen them outgrow their beauty but still gain a loyal connection with their...
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Clever Gardening Technique

ICU for Newly Air-Layered Plants When you start a new cutting or remove an air layer, it generally needs a little time to get a...

Web Finds

Rose Pruning Advice This Pruning Web page from University of Illinois Extension offers advice for pruning roses of...
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Regional Reminders

  • Spray Dormant Oil
  • Clean Up Perennial Herbs
  • Avoid Working Wet Soil
  • Plant Roses
  • Pruning Roses

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