Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Tropical South

January, 2004
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Garden Cruise
Robert Haehle will lead a 5-day garden cruise to Grand Cayman and Ocho Rios, Jamaica, on "Enchantment of the Seas" on April 17, 2004. Haehle will have 2 gardening classes on board, and we will visit gardens in Jamaica. Dolphin Travel is organizing the cruise part of the trip. For fare information, contact Dolphin Travel at (800) 272-5585 or at dolphintravelinc@aol.com. Deposit of $100 due on Jan. 23, and final payment due on Feb. 6.

Books

Native Landscape Plants
Florida's Best Native Landscape Plants is a new book by Gil Nelson (University Press of Florida, 2003; $34.95) that's filled with good information on 200 readily available landscape natives. Some of the unique features of this book include the plants allergenic properties, companion plants, cultivars, and other useful information.

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