Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Lower South

June, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Gorgeous Gryphon Begonia

National News

Plants that were once considered denizens of indoor windowsills are making a break and heading outside. A wide range of tender perennials are shedding their houseplant image and are being offered...

Healthful Maple Syrup

Maple syrup is good for you. This is the kind of nutritional news we need to hear more often! University of Rhode Island researcher Navindra Seeram, who specializes in studying medicinal...

Superior Shastas

Shasta daisies (Leucanthemum x superbum) have long been garden favorites, valued for their cheerful white flowers that bloom for a long period. Besides the classic, yellow-eyed daisy form, there...

New Garden Books from Taunton Press

Two new gardening books from The Taunton Press, the publishers of Fine Gardening magazine, provide plenty of inspiration and good advice for both beginning and seasoned flower and food...

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In the Garden


Gardening Whodunit

I have written before about the importance of being able to identify pests and beneficial insects in their various stages of development, including eggs, larvae, and adults. Frequent visits to the garden do indeed help us stop a problem early on by...
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Web Finds

Bug Guide Bug Guide is one of the best sites on the internet for learning about insects and seeing a...

Clever Gardening Technique

Onion Storage Discarded hosiery makes a great storage container for onions. Drop an onion down into the bottom...
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Regional Reminders

  • Water New Shrubs and Trees
  • Fertilize Container Flowers
  • Plant Hot Weather Greens
  • Plant Caladiums
  • Water Lawns Deeply

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