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Middle South

December, 2011
Regional Report

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Something New Under the Sun

National News

Coleus is great for adding bold, season-long color to garden beds and containers. And now you can get double the color in one easy "seed." Part of the Fuseables® line from Harris Seed, the new...

Arsenic and Old... Apple Juice?

Well, it's not old ladies spiking their homemade elderberry wine with arsenic, as they do in the classic play Arsenic and Old Lace, but it may be even more sinister. According to a new report...

Occupy Green/Red Chile

If you missed the opportunity to rally with protesters over corporate greed and economic inequality in the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations, here's your chance to join a new movement. Only this...

Black Olive

It may sound like an addition to the appetizer tray, but this 2012 All-America Selections winner is a pepper, and an outstanding ornamental one at that. Although its fiery hot fruits are edible,...

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In the Garden


Resolutions for a New Year of Gardening

My garden resolutions for 2012 can be summed up by the phrase, "Keep it simple, stupid." That's right; after years of expanding my gardening knowledge and interests, as well as the garden itself, I've decided to retrench. No one begins a garden with...
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Shows & Events

Callaway Gardens Annual Southern Gardening Symposium The 26th Annual Southern Gardening Symposium at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia, will...

Favorite or New Plant

Dwarf Golden Mop False Cypress Conifers with unusual shape or color make terrific container plants, especially in winter when...
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Regional Reminders

  • Remove Trees Safely
  • Save Time with Tarps
  • Balance Wheelbarrow Loads
  • Plant Boulders
  • Be Consistent with Design

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