Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Middle South

August, 2003
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Kudzu Krazy
Want to know more about our region's most rampant vine? Kudzu crafts, cuisine, and history will be celebrated at Amicalola Falls State Park, in the North Georgia mountains, on Saturday, August 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is free, with a $2 charge for parking. Call (706) 265-4703 for more information.

Web Finds

Poisonous Mushrooms
This year's rains have coaxed up a bumper crop of mushrooms. Nearly 98 percent of them are edible, but some definitely are not. Use a good field guide to learn your way around the choice species while getting to know the poisonous ones, too. North Carolina State's Wild Mushrooms and Poisoning site has pictures and profiles of the 14 most potent poisonous species.


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