Tropical South

June, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Crisis Time for Herbs

Some herbs suffer during our soggy Florida summers. The most difficult to save are parsley, lavender, savory, and tarragon. Catnip, lemon balm, some mints, lamb's ears, scented geraniums, and thyme tend to limp along until fall. Artemisia, curry plant,...
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Web Finds

Hummingbird Nest Check out these amazing photos of a Hummingbird Nest being constructed. Someone discovered one...

Favorite or New Plant

Aloe Vera Aloe species, sometimes called burn plants, are succulent members of the lily family that are...
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Regional Reminders

  • Create Temporary Shade
  • Harvest Summer-Sensitive Herbs Now
  • Move Container Plants to More Shade
  • Preparing Plants for Your Vacation
  • Be Ready to Turn Off Automatic Watering Systems

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