Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Lower South

February, 2014
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Long Blooming Osteospermum

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Osteospermums, also known as African daisies, are tender perennials that are favorites for cool-season gardening. These South African natives offer a profusion of daisy-like blossoms when the...

Blazing Hot Strawflower

When summer weather gets hot, turn up the heat even more -- visually that is -- with Sundaze® Blaze Strawflower. This hybrid Bracteantha, new this year from Proven Winners, will set a...

Spotted Wing Drospohila

Big problems often come in small packages. Such is the case with spotted wing drosophila (SWD), a new threat to both commercial and home garden fruit plantings, especially berry crops. This...

Spotlight on Youth Gardening: Kentucky Children?s Garden

Conservation is the key to all youth programs at the Kentucky Children's Garden, a 2013 recipient of National Gardening Association's Jamba Juice ″It's All About the Fruit and...

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In the Garden


Spring Vegetable Gardening

Spring vegetable gardening season is upon us! Wise gardeners know that careful preparation and timely action are key ingredients for improving your chances of a bountiful harvest later. About the Soil Soil preparation is one of the most neglected...
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Web Finds

Rose Pruning Methods Need help with rose pruning? No, we're not talking about someone who'll come out and prune your...

Favorite or New Plant

Oregano Need a plant that will do well spilling over the sides of a container or growing as a ground...
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Regional Reminders

  • Last Call for Bare-Root Planting
  • Prune Roses
  • Oil Your Pests
  • Don't Overwater Houseplants
  • Trim Ornamental Grasses

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