Lower South

August, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


Water-Wise Gardening

This summer has been a long hot one. Many areas of the south have experienced significant droughts, and numerous cities have gone on water restrictions to conserve this precious resource. When it comes to residential water use, our landscapes can...
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Web Finds

Landscape Plant Propagation Information So you have a certain landscape plant you want to propagate, but are not sure how. What time of...

Favorite or New Plant

Philippine Violet Philippine violet ( Barleria cristata ) is a root-hardy perennial in the lower south that forms...
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Regional Reminders

  • Keep Pecans and Persimmons Well Watered
  • Start Cool-Season Transplants
  • Shear Herbs and Summer-Blooming Salvias
  • Trim Back Roses for Better Fall Bloom
  • Dense Turf Chokes Out Weeds

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