Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Middle South

February, 2007
Regional Report

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Last Frost Dates
According to Floridata's Frost Dates for Selected Cities Web site, here are the average last frost dates for some Middle South locales; other resources' dates may vary by up to two weeks.

Birmingham: March 29

Little Rock: March 23

Atlanta: March 13

North Carolina
Asheville: April 10
Charlotte: March 21
Fayetteville: April 2
Raleigh: April 11

South Carolina
Charleston: March 11
Columbia: April 4

Memphis: March 23
Nashville: April 5

Richmond: April 10

If you like weather statistics, visit the National Climatic Data Center Web site. Start by clicking on Weather/Climate Events, then choose Frost/Freeze Data.


Allergy-Free Gardening
In Allergy-Free Gardening (Ten Speed Press, 2000; $23), author Thomas Ogren examines the role that urban landscaping plays in the increasing problems with allergies. This extensively researched, comprehensive, plant-by-plant reference helps gardeners and landscapers make educated choices about what to plant.


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