Lower South

June, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


Fast-Growing Vines Provide Shade From Summer Sun

Our southern summers can be brutal. As the mercury climbs, gardeners seek refuge indoors, and yard work is relegated to early morning and late afternoon hours. The combination of heat and humidity can turn our backyard recreational areas, including...
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Web Finds

Vines for the Southeast Looking for a great vine for your landscape? This Web site from North Carolina Extension...

Favorite or New Plant

Rangoon Creeper Rangoon creeper brings a touch of the tropics to your landscape. The blooms are fragrant...
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Regional Reminders

  • Allow Peppers to Turn Red
  • Protect Seedlings From Drying Sun and Wind
  • Keep Extra Containers for Instant Color
  • Keep An Eye Out for Scale On Fruit Trees
  • Watch for Chinch Bugs

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