Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Coastal and Tropical South

November, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Climate Friendly Gardening

National News

While climate change is a global problem, home gardeners can do their part to avoid contributing to the problem. By following the dictum "Think globally, act locally," gardeners can use...

Broccoli for Healthy Babies

Expectant mothers know that eating a healthy diet while pregnant is important for the development of healthy babies. Now new research indicates that substances in the diets of pregnant mothers...

Glamorous Kale

Ornamental cabbages and kales are some of the most colorful additions to the fall garden. Displaying eye-catching, ruffled textures and vivid shades of pink, purple, red, white and green, these...

Clear the Air with Houseplants

Scientists have known for years that plants can take up common indoor air pollutants, improving the air quality for the occupants of homes and offices while not harming the plants themselves. One...

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In the Garden


Backyard Bird Treats

Birding can be fine family fun, but it's also important for gardeners. Our feathered friends come to gardens that meet their needs, and their presence is a positive barometer for the garden's health. Habitat's Big Four Critters of every size and...
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Tool or Gardening Product

Felco Pruning Shears Some classics deserve a nod now and again and these beauties stay on wish lists worldwide. My...

Shows & Events

"Questions and Answers for Deep South Gardeners" Book Signing Please excuse this bit of shameless self-promotion, but I have been tickled pink by the response...
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Regional Reminders

  • Ivy or not?
  • Pineapple tips
  • Herb vinegar
  • Woodpecker trees
  • Pond rehab

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