Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Middle South

July, 2003
Regional Report


Plant Disease Primer
Garden diseases may not be fun, but they are quite interesting. If you want to learn more about the tiniest terrors in your garden, check out my book, The Gardener's Guide to Plant Diseases (Storey, 1995; $14.95).

Local Buzz

Healthy Blueberries
Whether wild or cultivated, blueberries taste great, and they're magically nutritious, too. Recent research shows that blueberries have more antioxidants than any other fruit, and they may help improve your eyesight, too. But the big news is that they may help you think. When blueberries were fed to mice, age-related mental deterioration was improved. In other studies, regular consumption of blueberries improved the performance of runners and other endurance athletes.


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