Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Middle South

August, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Oh My Joe Pye

From a distance, I think Joe Pye weed resembles a strawberry ice cream sundae, but that's probably because it looks so cool when the weather is so hot. From midrange, Joe Pye plants have an almost magical ability to remain invisible in the garden until...
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Web Finds

Weird Weather Facts How strange can it get? Well, on August 16, 1916, Altapass, NC, set a state record after...

Favorite or New Plant

Sultry Summersweets For me, it was love at first sniff with native summersweets Clethra alnifolia ), though I began...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Cabbage Cousins
  • Adopt Mums
  • Feed Warm-Season Lawns
  • Get Ready for Greens
  • Seed Biennials

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