Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Upper 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


Kids, Gardening, and Christmas

How many times have you or someone you know said, %%%If it wasn%%%t for the kids, I wouldn%%%t bother with Christmas?%%% Yet even if you don%%%t have young children at home, you are still connected to children in any number of ways. Maybe there are...
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Tool or Gardening Product

Corona Hand Pruners When I%%%m purposefully going out into the garden (as opposed to just wandering out and starting...

Clever Gardening Technique

Adding Water to a Christmas Tree Stand To make adding water to the Christmas tree stand an easier process once the tree skirt and gifts...
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Regional Reminders

  • Create a Christmas Centerpiece from the Garden
  • Place Poinsettias Wisely
  • Give Amaryllis Some Support
  • Decorate A Tree for the Birds
  • Prolong the Life of Live-Cut Christmas Trees

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