Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Middle South

October, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Combining Bulbs and Perennials

National News

Bulb planting season is upon us. As you get ready to tuck tulips, daffodils and other spring flowering bulbs into the garden, do you find yourself puzzling over which perennials to combine with...

Gardening for Hard Times

Gardening can be a way to connect with nature, enjoy delicious produce for much less than you'd pay at the market or experiment with heirloom varieties or the latest cutting-edge hybrids. But...

Beetle-Resistant Viburnums

For years, viburnums were an excellent choice for gardeners in many parts of the U.S. looking for an attractive, trouble-free shrub to add to their landscapes. With showy flowers, ornamental...

Just the Plant Facts

Want to see a picture of what might be feeding on your apple trees? Or maybe it's time to winterize your roses- how about a watching a video to learn how? Perhaps you're looking for seasonal...

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In the Garden


Punch Up Fall Flower Power with Japanese Anemones

If the blooms in your late-season garden are limited to mums, asters, dahlias, and pansies, take a look around. This month, shade gardens across the Middle South sparkle a bit brighter with the cheerful flowers of Japanese anemones ( Anemone x hybrida...
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Shows & Events

English Garden Tour Continuing Education of Lander University, in conjunction with Dr. DeWitt Stone, Jr., Director of...

Clever Gardening Technique

Dressing Winter Containers Don't neglect the opportunity to dress garden urns, pots, planters, hanging baskets and hayracks...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Cool-Season Herbs
  • Divide Spring and Early-summer Blooming Perennials
  • Discourage Bird Pests
  • Water for Warmth
  • Grow Calcium-Rich Vegies

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