Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Middle South

July, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Salute to Sweet Potatoes

I'm happy with a plain baked sweet potato, but I love sweet potatoes any way I can get them. The same goes in my garden, where sweet potatoes can be a high nutrition crop, a heat tolerant ornamental, a low maintenance groundcover, or all three. On the...
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Web Finds

Advice from the Sweet Potato State The sweet potato is North Carolina's official state vegetable, so NC State University is a...

Favorite or New Plant

Ornamental Sweet Potatoes Whether you call their color chartreuse or lime green, the bright leaves of 'Marguerite' or...
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Regional Reminders

  • Cut Back Herbs
  • Renovate Irises
  • Rehydrate Containers
  • Feed Annual Flowers
  • Harvest Okra

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