Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Middle South

July, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


Bountiful Butterflies

Now that the summer sauna season is here, I'd rather watch my garden than actually work in it. The goldfinches come and go as they harvest still-green sunflower seeds. Almost any hour of the day I can watch butterflies sipping nectar from my flowers. I...
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Web Finds

Butterfly Portraits For a quick look at the most common butterflies you're likely to see in your garden, check out...

Favorite or New Plant

Purple Coneflower With or without butterflies for company, I think purple coneflower ( Echinacea purpurea ) comes...
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Regional Reminders

  • Empty Your Freezer
  • Prune Blackberries
  • Sow Cosmos
  • Plant Butternut Squash
  • Pick in Morning

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