Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Middle South

December, 2009
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Award-Winning Snapdragon

National News

Annual snapdragons love cool weather and look great in beds, borders, and containers. The classic snapdragon varieties have colorful, jointed flowers that ?talk? when squeezed (they open and close...

Shrub Dogwood Trial at Longwood Gardens

Shrub dogwoods ( Cornus species) have become very popular in recent years for their low maintenance and attractive, four-season appeal. Popular in commercial and residential landscapes, many...

Pesticide Residue in Produce from Around the World

Many gardeners have turned to growing their own vegetables and fruits and buying organic foods to avoid excessive pesticide residues on their foods. The produce in our supermarkets now comes from...

New Housefly Trap

There is nothing worse than having houseflies buzz against your windows in winter. The incessant buzzing sound is enough to drive you mad. Well, maybe they aren?t that bad, but if houseflies are a...

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In the Garden


Reading Between the Lines

The early spring gardening magazines will soon arrive, marking, I suppose, the kickoff of the armchair-gardening season. I'm not ready to retire by the fire just yet, however. In my Middle South garden, where the first killing freeze blanketed the...
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Shows & Events

Wing Haven Education Programs Wing Haven Garden and Bird Sanctuary in Charlotte, North Carolina, will present a series of...

Web Finds

The Garden Watchdog A free directory of more than 7,000 mail order gardening companies, The Garden Watchdog offers...
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Regional Reminders

  • Leave Ornamental Grasses
  • Inventory Seeds
  • Start a New Christmas Cactus
  • Recycle Christmas Trees
  • Feed and Enjoy Birds

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