Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Lower South

June, 2007
Regional Report

Favorite or New Plant

Luna Hibiscus
Luna is an exciting new series of perennial hibiscus in four colors 'Luna White', 'Luna Blush' (white with pink blushed petals and a reddish pink eye), 'Luna Swirl' (deeper pink areas on white petals), and 'Luna Red' (bright red). Plants are quite compact, reaching only about 2 1/2 to 3 feet tall, and are well suited to a large container or a landscape bed.

Tool or Gardening Product

Oscillating Hoe
You can never have too many gardening tools, you know. When it comes to garden hoes this is certainly true. The oscillating hoe is not just another hoe. It has a "D" shaped blade made of a metal strap sharpened on both edges that is mounted to give a swivel action as you push and pull the tool across the soil surface. It eats up small weeds with ease and you can cover a significant amount of ground in a short time with little effort. No garden should be without one!


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