Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Lower South

November, 2000
Regional Report

In the Garden


Persimmon: Food of the Gods

Persimmons may well be the Rodney Dangerfields of the fruit world. They are often left out of the fruit section of nursery catalogues or relegated to a back page. In the supermarket produce section, they are placed off in a corner with the kumquats,...
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Persimmon Nut Bread Persimmons are great fresh, but if you have some extras on hand, this super bread recipe is a...

Web Finds

Persimmon Growing Sites The following Web sites from Mississippi and Georgia offer tips for successful persimmon growing...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Cool-Season Vegetables
  • Fertilize Veggies & Flowers
  • Feed Firethorn
  • Divide Perennials
  • Harvest the Last Tomatoes & Peppers

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