Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Middle South

April, 2009
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Plant Sale and Programs at Wing Haven Garden and Bird Sanctuary
Wing Haven Garden and Bird Sanctuary at 248 Ridgewood Avenue in Charlotte, North Carolina, will feature a free program and plant sale each day, April 22-25. The sale will be held from 10 am to 4 pm, with programs beginning at 10:30 am. Wednesday's offering is Arranging Flowers from Your Garden, followed by Old Roses of the New South on Thursday, Gorgeous Spring Container Gardens on Friday, and Attracting Birds to Your Back Yard and Garden on Saturday. Call 704-331-0664 or visit the Web site at

Web Finds

Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia
Jacques-Yves Cousteau said, "People only protect what they love, but they can only love what they know." With that in mind, Janie Marlow, of Travelers Rest, SC, has created the [Editor's note: at publishing time the following Web site was down; if the link doesn't work up for you, please check back again.] Name That Plant Web site that is a clearinghouse of educational information on native and naturalized plants across the Carolinas and Georgia, and includes plants that can be found throughout the Southeast. Be sure and check out the plant communities page, as well as recommendations for using native plants in landscaping.


Today's site banner is by ge1836 and is called "Coleus Dipped in Wine"