Lower South

May, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Container Tips for Southern Gardeners

Containers are a great way to bring instant color to the landscape. They offer versatility and add a unique look for otherwise boring porches, driveways, and balconies. In the spring, containers are a snap, but when summer arrives here in the south,...
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Web Finds

Hanging Baskets Check out this Hanging Baskets Web page by Louisiana Extension for great ideas and tips for...

Favorite or New Plant

Batface Cuphea Batface cuphea ( Cuphea llavea ) is a drought-tolerant annual that loves a sunny exposure. It has...
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Regional Reminders

  • Mix Containers for Added Interest
  • Plant Heat-Loving Veggies
  • Raise the Mower Blade
  • Control Powdery Mildew
  • Watch for Fruit Rot on Squash

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