Upper 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


Weeding Out Invasives

The indiscriminate and widespread use of certain non-native plants in our gardens, introduced without due diligence as to their growth habits, has culminated in a variety of environmental nightmares. Leap-frogging from the garden to the woodland, field,...
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Shows & Events

Native Plant Symposium For the U. S. National Arboretum's 19th Annual Lahr Symposium on March 19, 2005, the theme is...

Web Finds

More On Invasives The Internet abounds with information on invasive plants (as well as growing native plants). The...
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Regional Reminders

  • Check On Perennials
  • Prune Grapes
  • Force Flowering Branches
  • Create Containers
  • Propagate Geraniums

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