Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Upper South

January, 2013
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Tomatoes Help You Stay Healthy

National News

We all know that a ripe tomato, picked fresh from the garden, is one of the tastiest treats around. But a new study bolsters the evidence that including tomatoes in your diet provides excellent...

Don't Eat Dropped Apples

If you grow apples in your home garden, you may be tempted to collect dropped apples to use for making applesauce, cider, or apple butter. But according to a news release from the University of...

But Do Eat Sound Apples!

An apple a day may indeed keep the doctor away! In an apple industry-funded study done recently at Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center and published online in...

Reducing Food Waste

Last time you cleaned out the refrigerator, did a lot of stuff originally intended for your plate end up in the trash? If so, you're not alone. According to a study released in August 2012 by the...

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In the Garden


Gardeners: Start Your Seeds!

Among the most satisfying of garden activities, seed starting can also be one of the most challenging and frustrating. Still, with a little forethought and planning, you can easily have a wide array of healthy transplants for the garden. What Are...
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Web Finds

Johnny's Selected Seeds Seed Starting Calendar One of the most important aspects in starting your own transplants from seed is timing. Choose...

Clever Gardening Technique

Feeding the Birds During the darkest days of winter, there is nothing to brighten the spirits like feeding and...
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Regional Reminders

  • Check Your Garden
  • Deal Safely with Snow and Ice
  • Inventory and Test Seeds
  • Nurture Your Houseplants
  • Study Your Garden

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