Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Tropical South

September, 2000
Regional Report

In the Garden


Vacation Shock

It's a shock to return to a tropical garden after a 2 1/2-week vacation. I left everything neat and weeded, and now it looks like a jungle. I'd rather watch the butterflies and returning hummingbirds fluttering on my red jatropha, porterweed, ixora,...
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Favorite or New Plant

Red Jatropha Red jatropha ( Jatropha hastata ) is a small tree that features red (or pink, depending on the...

Shows & Events

Cycad and Palm Show Flamingo Gardens, 3750 Flamingo Road, Davie, Florida, will present a cycad and palm show and sale...
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Regional Reminders

  • Organic Slug Bait
  • Controlling Invasive Roots
  • Controlling Cuban May Beetle
  • Plant Warm Season Veggies
  • Plant Winter Flowers

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