Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Upper South

October, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Small Space Edible Gardening

National News

If you're interested in growing some of your own food, but aren't sure you have the space or time to do so, turn to horticultural educator William Moss for inspiration and advice. In his new book...

Fall and Winter Gardening Advice

It used to be that the first fall frost signaled the end to the vegetable harvest for most gardeners. But no longer! More and more gardeners are incorporating techniques and materials that allow...

Vertical Fall Color

Vertical gardening is all the rage, and with good reason. Growing vines up arbors, trellises, and tuteurs or over a pergola adds interesting vertical accents to the landscape, can be used to...

A Sweetheart of a Cyclamen

Many of the flowering plants we associate with fall are bright and brassy sun lovers -- asters, chrysanthemums, and goldenrods. But for late summer and fall blooms with a more elegant and...

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In the Garden


A Vote for Native Grasses

Autumn is such an enjoyable time to be outdoors, what with mild temperatures and crystalline blue skies. For some, that time outdoors may be spent reading and relaxing in a chaise, while others of us are happiest weeding. No matter your "outdoor...
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Web Finds

Kentucky Native Plant and Wildlife Even though the Upper South region extends from the Atlantic well into the heart of the country,...


Grasses Need to be inspired for ways to use ornamental grasses in your garden? With over 160 color...
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Regional Reminders

  • Bring Houseplants Indoors
  • Try Different Ways to Extend the Season
  • Plant the Earliest Bulbs
  • Clean the Summer Vegetable Garden
  • Dive Into Fall Vegetables

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