Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Lower South

March, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Breaking the Landscape Mold

Take a drive through most any neighborhood and look at the landscapes and gardens. Here in the south most are "cookie cutter" replicas of a dozen or so standard plant species. St. Augustine, Indian hawthorn, photinia, ligustrum, boxwood, liriope, and...
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Favorite or New Plant

Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis) The Phalaenopsis or Moth Orchid is a great, easy care choice for beginners. It does well indoors...

Web Finds

Orchid Growing Information Beginners looking for good advice in selecting and caring for an orchid will find the following...
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Regional Reminders

  • Fertilize Established Woody Ornamentals
  • Divide Fall-Blooming Perennials
  • Acclimate Transplants to Outdoors
  • Fertilize New Transplants
  • Don?t Harm Those Bees

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