Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Tropical South

April, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


The Return of Crotons

I visited Flamingo Gardens in Davie, Florida, this past week to see the new croton garden that was being installed. David McLean, horticultural professor at Broward Community College, and his students were planting this garden of colorful foliage...
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Tropical Ornamentals, A Guide Tropical Ornamentals, A Guide , by W. Arthur Whistler (Timber Press, 2000; $48), is a...

Web Finds

Croton Information For more information on growing and using crotons in the landscape, check out the Broward...
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Regional Reminders

  • Postpone Planting
  • Harvest Tropical Fruits
  • Control Aphids
  • Mulch to Prevent Weeds
  • Prune Groundcovers

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