Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Lower South

May, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Perennial Hibiscus Heat Up in Summer with Blazing Color

Few plants can match hibiscus for summer beauty. There is something about hibiscus blooms that are both dazzling and enchanting. They are a focal point in any tropical paradise whether in the Bahamas or outside your back door. In the South we can choose...
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Web Finds

Kemper Center for Home Gardening Plant Finder The Missouri Botannical's PlantFinder plant database has info on over a thousand herbaceous...

Favorite or New Plant

Pentas (Egyptian Star Cluster) Pentas (a.k.a. Egyptian Star Clusters, Pentas lanceolata ) are butterfly magnets. These annuals...
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Regional Reminders

  • New Transplants Need Frequent Watering
  • Revamp Cool Season Color Beds
  • Cut Back on Lawn Fertilizing
  • Don't Be A "Skeeter Breeder"!
  • Hot Weather Veggies

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