Upper South

April, 2005
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Photo Contest

National News

Gardening and photography enthusiasts, take note. The editors of NATURE'S BEST Photography magazine invite you to enter their First Annual NATURE'S BEST Backyards photography competition. More...

The Sunniest Sundrops

Sundrops and evening primroses ( Oenothera spp.) are popular perennial flowers that are easy to grow in most parts of the country. While there are more than 120 species available, only a handful...

New Safer, Systemic Fungicide

Diseases such as sudden oak death (SAD), black spot, scab, bacterial blight, and fire blight are the scourge of many trees, shrubs, fruits, and vegetables. To control these diseases home gardeners...

Grounds for Gardens Perk Up Your Plants

If you're looking for a high-nitrogen soil amendment, attractive mulch for acid-loving plants, or deliciously fragrant addition for your compost heap, seek no further than your neighborhood...

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In the Garden


A Scentsational Spring

As garden writer Helen Van Pelt Wilson has remarked, "If our gardens today were more often planned as fragrant retreats and our rooms were frequently perfumed with bowls of spicy pinks, bunches of aromatic herbs, vases of fragrant roses, and jars of...
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The Fragrant Year Although there are a fair number of books on gardening for fragrance, I still prefer the...

Tool or Gardening Product

Pest Control for the 21st Century Pest control is no longer about spraying chemicals willy-nilly, even with organic treatment....
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Regional Reminders

  • Choose Container Roses
  • Prune Flowering Shrubs
  • Plant Summer Bulbs
  • Sow and Thin
  • Support Your Perennials

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