Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Coastal and Tropical South

January, 2007
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Gulf Coast Garden and Patio Show
Mark your calendar for February 23-25, 2007, when the Gulf Coast Garden and Patio Show is scheduled at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center in Biloxi. This event is sponsored by the Mississippi Nursery and Landscape Association and will feature plants and accessories for sale, speakers, and exhibits of all sorts. Activities begin on Friday and continue through Sunday afternoon. For more information and a list of speakers, call (866) 919-8111, or go to:

Web Finds

Safe Lawns
If you've wondered why some gardeners insist on using only certified organic products, particularly for lawn care, visit From lawn management through weed control and watering methods, the site offers smart, to-the-point videos illustrating organic practices. As one who always advocates for the organic approach first, I'm glad to introduce you to this site.


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