Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Middle South

June, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Secrets of the Succulents

On scorching days, how do ghost plants keep their cool? How do hens and chicks stay so happy when it's 90 in the shade? The answers explain why these oddball plants are favorites in our region, often handed down in families or shared among neighbors....
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Favorite or New Plant

Ghost Plant Some people call this old favorite hen and chicks, but then just about any succulent plant that...

Web Finds

Succulent Society Going from being a gardener to a collector happens fast with succulents. At the website of the...
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Regional Reminders

  • Flush Containers
  • Thin Big Tomatoes
  • Deadhead Zinnias
  • Prune Petunias
  • Plant More Basil

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