Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Lower South

October, 2001
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Fall Gardening Festival & Plant Sale at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, a national resource on wildflowers and other native plants, is well worth a visit anytime of the year. Stop in October 13 & 14, Saturday & Sunday, 9am to 5pm for their Fall Gardening Festival and Native Plant and Seed Sale. Learn from experts who give advice on how to select, design, and grow native plants in your garden. Stroll the grounds and purchase plants and seeds for fall planting.

Admission: $5 adults; $4 seniors and students; free to members and children under 5. For more information call (512) 292-4200.

Web Finds

Wildflower Information from Texas A&M Cooperative Extension
The Wildflowers in Bloom web site from Texas A&M Cooperative Extension is a great source of information on growing wildflowers. Especially useful features are cultural information, areas of adaptation, and seedling photos.


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