Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Tropical South

October, 2000
Regional Report

In the Garden


Citrus Alert!

The citrus canker problem continues unabated in South Florida. I awoke this morning to a phone call from an irate garden club member who was having 9 trees cut down and removed because of the canker. Her trees were healthy but fell within the 1,900-foot...
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Tropical Ornamentals I recently received a review copy of Tropical Ornamentals , by W. Arthur Whistler (Timber...

Favorite or New Plant

Barbados Costus The Barbados costus ( Costus barbatus ) grows in typical spiral fashion to a height of 8 feet....
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Regional Reminders

  • Fertilize Gardens
  • Plant Vegetables and Bulbs
  • Caterpillar Control
  • Begin Watering
  • Fertilize Lawns

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