Lower 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


Trespassing Plants

"Wanted: A plant that will quickly grow to fill its allotted space and then stop growing, requiring no trimming or dividing." We gardeners would love such a plant, right? No one wants to wait for a new planting to mature or fill in. Our goal is a...
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Favorite or New Plant

'Marie Pavie' Rose 'Marie Pavie' is an incredibly easy-to-grow and versatile rose that can turn anyone into a...

Clever Gardening Technique

Jump-Start Your Tomatoes If you plant tomatoes too early, they may be injured by frost or they may just sit there pouting...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Gladiolus Bulbs
  • Trim Liriope and Cast Iron Plant
  • Fertilize Cool-Season Annuals
  • Check for Bagworms
  • Weave Climbing Roses

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