Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Lower South

May, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Lawn Doesn't Have It "Made in the Shade"

Lawns are the living carpet of our landscapes. They moderate soil temperatures, prevent erosion, prevent crusting, and reduce compaction by cushioning foot traffic. Like other growing plants, turfgrass requires sunlight for survival and growth. Most...
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Web Finds

Web Sites with Tips for Growing a Lawn in the Shade Have a shady spot and need help getting turf to thrive? Consult these Web sites: Selecting and...

Favorite or New Plant

Esperanza Esperanza ( Tecoma stans ), also known as yellow bells, is a spectacular heat-tolerant perennial...
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Regional Reminders

  • Keep Roses Tidy and Productive
  • Thin Fruit Trees for a Better Harvest
  • Clippings are Free Fertilizer
  • Fertilize Growing Vegetables and Flowers
  • They?re Baaaack!

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