Lower South

May, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Try Tropicals for Summer Beauty

If you think it gets hot and humid where you live, just ask a tropical plant about its hometown. Plants from hot, humid regions of the world must think our summers are heavenly. While many lack sufficient hardiness to make it through our winters, they...
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Web Finds

Growing Ferns Growing Ferns is an excellent Web reference on ferns from Georgia Extension. It features...

Favorite or New Plant

Rose Mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos) Few plants can match perennial hibiscus or rose mallow ( Hibiscus moscheutos ) for summer beauty....
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Regional Reminders

  • Provide Good Nutrition for Good Blooms
  • Use Mulch to Help Plants Beat the Heat
  • Keep Containers Well Watered
  • Be Alert to Creepy Crawlies
  • Catch Scale Infestations Early

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