Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Upper South

April, 2007
Regional Report

Web Finds

United Plant Savers
If native plants and medicinal herbs are of interest to you, then visit the United Plant Savers Web site, a non-profit organization whose mission is to protect medicinal plants of the United States and Canada, as well as their habitat. The site provides information about at-risk plants, places that are part of their botanical sanctuary network, events, educational opportunities, internet resources, and much more.


Rustic Garden Furniture & Accessories
Ever wanted to create your own furniture and decorative items for the garden? Rustic Garden Furniture & Accessories, by Daniel Mack and Thomas Stender (Lark Books, 2007; $14.95), presents a number of projects that can connect with nature by building items from branches and saplings that you collect yourself. With only basic woodworking skills and a very few tools, you can make a range of items, from a log candleholder to a windowbox, folding screen, obelisk, and more.


Today's site banner is by Marilyn and is called "Salvia regla 'Royal'"