Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Middle South

January, 2007
Regional Report

Web Finds

Food Trends for 2007
According to a Food Business Review Online article, Ten trends to watch in packaged goods in 2007, one of the food trends for 2007 is local sourcing of ingredients. According to their Web site, "There is growing evidence that consumers are increasingly attracted to locally grown and raised foods." Other trends include calorie-burning beverages, satiety-enhancing foods, healthful foods for kids, and my favorite -- vitamin-enhanced beer.

Shows & Events

Southeastern Flower Show
Mark your calendar! The 20th Annual Southeastern Flower Show takes place on February 7 to 11, 2007, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The theme of this year's show is "C'est Magnifique! The French Experience." Learn more about the show, including show attractions and competitions, by visiting their Web site:


Today's site banner is by Paul2032 and is called "Osteospermum"