Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Tropical South

August, 2000
Regional Report

In the Garden


Flowering Tropical Trees

If you're looking for long periods of blooms with little care, try some of the many flowering tropical trees we can grow in this region. Flowering trees are like giant bouquets in the garden. My Favorite Tree I'm currently enjoying blooms of the...
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Favorite or New Plant

Crown of Thorns 'Short and Sweet' I have become fond of the various crown of thorns ( Euphorbia milii ) types in recent years....
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Regional Reminders

  • Weeding Moonvines
  • Melaleuca Mulch
  • Planting at the Right Depth
  • Avoid Trees with Aggressive Roots
  • Viburnum as a Hedge

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