Coastal and Tropical South

February, 2005
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Container Clematis

National News

Container gardening continues to be a hot trend, and more perennial plants are being bred to grow well in these small spaces. One of the best new clematis to grow in containers is Clematis...

Organic Ketchup Protects Against Cancer

It's been well documented that the antioxidant lycopene found in tomato-based products, such as ketchup, helps protect us against cancers of the breast, pancreas, prostate, and intestines. Now...

Learn to Graft

If you're looking for a fun horticultural project to help pass the winter, consider learning about grafting. You can learn the techniques from the comfort of your home with this award-winning,...

Award-Winning Agastache

From the specialists in hummingbird mints (Agastache) comes a new award-winning variety that features foot-long spikes of rose-pink flowers, a raspberry red calyx, and sweetly scented foliage....

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In the Garden


What Not to Plant

There are many unruly exotics, quite a few thugs, and more than a few truly invasive species that gardeners should be aware of and avoid. Water hyacinths, Chinese tallow trees (a.k.a. popcorn), and littleleaf privet are some common examples. Each was...
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Shows & Events

Shop 'Til You Drop The Gulf Coast Garden and Patio Show, touted as the largest plant sale on the coast, will expand...

Web Finds

Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council Visit the Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council site for a comprehensive look at the problem of...
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Regional Reminders

  • Keeping a Lawn
  • Encourage Potato Futures
  • Last Chance to Plant Greens
  • Make More Violets
  • Help Plants Climb Up

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