Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Coastal and Tropical South

November, 2010
Regional Report

Tool or Gardening Product

Felco Pruning Shears
Some classics deserve a nod now and again and these beauties stay on wish lists worldwide. My near-sighted husband praises their tight cutting action and precision- he seldom misses with these shears. As people who hate tools that cannot be repaired, we appreciate that the blades take sharpening very well and that parts are available. The holidays are coming, so ask for what you want or gift yourself.

Shows & Events

"Questions and Answers for Deep South Gardeners" Book Signing
Please excuse this bit of shameless self-promotion, but I have been tickled pink by the response to my newest book, Questions and Answers for Deep South Gardeners, 2nd Edition. Meet me "down the bayou" for a book signing on Saturday, November 27, from 11am until 1pm at the amazing Cherry Books, 1054 Canal Blvd., Thibodaux, LA. I will be "talking plants" and showing off my easy lettuce-protecting cloche made from items found at any hardware or home store. I cannot wait to get back to one of my very favorite towns in all the world! If you cannot join me in Thibodaux, please visit


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