Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Coastal and Tropical South

November, 2008
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Gold-Leafed Clematis

National News

European alpine clematis ( Clematis alpina ) features twining foliage that can reach up to 6 feet tall and nodding, bell-shaped flowers. Now there?s a new selection from Holland that boasts...

Propane Powered Grass Trimmer

Many power equipment manufacturers are adapting their products to environmental regulations by making them more fuel efficient and cleaner burning. There is also an increase in the use of...

Chill Plants to Stop Mealybugs

Mealybugs are common garden and houseplant pests. These cottony white bugs attach themselves to leaves and stems and suck plant juices. Their damage can cause leaves to drop and the sticky...

New Use for Dandelions

Gardeners are very familiar with the common dandelion. Many homeowners spend lots of money and time trying to eradicate this weed from their lawns. However, the lowly dandelion may play a role in...

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In the Garden


Propagation Station

Set up a simple arrangement close at hand and you can readily propagate almost anything. There are plants whose cuttings root best in every month of the year, and many perennials to be divided now. If you're ready, you can take advantage of generous...
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Web Finds

Houseplant Care Looking for some information about mimosa (aka wattle) and its potential for container culture, I...

Clever Gardening Technique

Taller Trellises Everybody knows to sink posts in concrete to strengthen their profile and prevent rot where wood...
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Regional Reminders

  • Fire Ants
  • Planting Decisions
  • Don't Forget to Feed
  • Hosting Daffodils
  • Newspaper Mulch

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