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Middle South

January, 2014
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

'Cinderella's Carriage' Pumpkin

National News

While you may not want to be gardening in your glass slippers, you can still grow 'Cinderella's Carriage'. It may not get you to the ball to meet your prince, but you will be rewarded with a fairy...

'Chef's Choice Orange' Tomato

Many gardeners value heirloom tomato varieties for their delicious flavor, even though they may lack the desirable characteristics of more modern hybrids such as disease resistance. Now you can...

Gardening on the Moon

You may have heard of gardening by the moon, but how about gardening on the moon? In an effort to explore the possibilities for living on the moon for extended periods of time, NASA is planning...

Still Growing after Hurricane Sandy on Coney Island

The Coney Island Garden Program, now fully recovered after Hurricane Sandy, is a growing success. After the garden was destroyed by the 2012 superstorm, program director Ramy Fakhr and a dedicated...

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In the Garden


Seed Germination Testing

Is your green thumb getting itchy? Scratch it a little by sorting through your saved seeds and germination testing the seeds from old packets. Then you'll know what new seeds you need to purchase for this year's garden. Shelf Life of Seeds When...
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Shows & Events

Greater Greenville Master Gardener Symposium The 2014 GGMG Symposium, "Crafting the Artful Garden," will showcase three outstanding keynote...

Favorite or New Plant

Twinspur 'Flirtation Orange' Diascia 'Flirtation Orange' is hardy annual from Proven Winners that survives temperatures as...
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Regional Reminders

  • Chop Compost
  • Prune Trees
  • Collect Catalogs
  • Check for Heaving
  • Coddle Containers

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