Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Tropical South

February, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


In My Garden

What a switch in weather we are having. We were in the mid-30s less than a month ago and now are in the low 80s. The orchids naturalized in the trees came through in good shape, although some were in full bloom. Those cattleya flowers did not last too...
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Favorite or New Plant

Tea Olive This plant will grow from southern Virginia to borderline south Florida. It is happiest in zones...


Florida Garden Guide This revised edition of the Florida Gardener's Guide , by Tom Maccubbin and Georgia B. Tasker...
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Regional Reminders

  • Water Plants
  • Avoid Water-Guzzlers
  • Be Prepared for Another Freeze
  • Monitor for Lac Scale
  • Interest Children in Garbage Gardening

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