Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Lower South

October, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Time to Plant Wildflowers

Wildflowers are becoming increasingly popular with gardeners seeking a low-maintenance, but dazzling display of landscape color. This shift to informal "cottage-style" gardens is in keeping with our changing lifestyles -less time for formal, manicured,...
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Web Finds

Wildflowers for Use in the Landscape Wildflowers for Use in the Landscape , a Texas Cooperative Extension Web site is a great...

Favorite or New Plant

Mexican Mint Marigold Equally at home in the herb garden and perennial flower border, Mexican Mint Marigold ( Tagetes...
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Regional Reminders

  • Dig and Store Caladium Bulbs
  • Watch for Damage From Twig Girdlers
  • Dig and Divide Spring- and Summer-Blooming Perennials
  • Plant Pansies
  • Check Veggies for Cool-Season Pests

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