Upper South

January, 2005
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Best Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

Are you sometimes overwhelmed by the number of vegetable varieties available? Wouldn't it be great if you could know, before you plant, which varieties will perform best in your area?...

Fish Emulsion Stops Damping Off

If you've ever started seeds, you've undoubtedly experienced having seedlings suddenly keel over at the soil line. This condition, called damping off, is typically caused by two different fungi:...

Sweet Road Salt

‘Tis the season for ice and snow in most parts of the country. As any gardener knows, rock salt used on roadways is effective at deicing the pavement. However, it also harms lawns and roadside...

Antique Roses for the South

Antique roses continue to be the rage across the United States. However, most information on the best varieties to grow is geared towards gardeners in cooler climates, such as...

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In the Garden


Going Wild with New Natives

It's part of our nature to be intrigued with the new, if for no other reason than we are capable of creating change. Just as some people anticipate new car models each year or the latest couture, so a gardener's ritual is to read about the most recent...
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Shows & Events

Eco-Savvy Gardening Symposium A one-day event sponsored by Green Spring Master Gardeners, the Eco-Savvy Gardening Symposium...

Web Finds

Propagating Plants While some plants multiply more than might be desired, there are others that we would dearly like...
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Regional Reminders

  • Fend Off Winter Pests
  • Clean Houseplants
  • Take Inventory
  • Work Compost
  • Fluff Mulch

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