Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Middle South

October, 2008
Regional Report

Web Finds

Southern Birds and Butterflies
Want to see more birds and butterflies in your yard, in your town, on your planet? Check out Will Cook's Carolina Nature Web site, which includes photographs and abundant information about "the wild things of North Carolina." Be forewarned, you could spend an entire weekend perusing this site!


All About Frost
A Gardener's Guide to Frost, by Philip Harnden (Willow Creek Press, 2003; $24.50) is part science and part practical advice. Harnden delves into the different types of frost and explains the conditions that make frost likely. Then he suggests how gardeners can extend the season, spring and fall.


Today's site banner is by nmumpton and is called "Gymnocalycium andreae"