Middle South

May, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Mysterious Movements

Back in the 3rd Century B.C., Theophrastes noticed that plants don't just sit there. They move. Tulips close up in the cool of the night, and four-o'clocks open late in the afternoon. Watching the way some plants fold and unfold their flowers and...
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Favorite or New Plant

Gazania A native of South Africa, sometimes called treasure plant or rainbow daisy, gazania is one of my...

Web Finds

Seedy Side of Plants I'd rather garden than watch TV, but I come in early on Sundays to watch Nature on PBS. A few...
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Regional Reminders

  • Pamper Roses
  • Eradicate Invasives
  • Weed Fast Veggies
  • Replace Pansies
  • Support Tomatoes

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