Lower South

April, 2005
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

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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 Great Spring for Roses

This spring has brought one of the best rose displays that I have seen in recent memory. Everywhere I drive, roses are putting on a superb display. Plentiful rainfall and moderate temperatures have definitely put our roses in prime condition for the...
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Antique Roses for the South Antique Roses for the South , by William C. Welch (Taylor, 1990; $30), is a wealth of...

Favorite or New Plant

Dahlberg Daisy Dahlberg daisy ( Dyssodia tenuiloba ) is a graceful plant with a wisp of airy foliage and a...
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Regional Reminders

  • Give Annuals a Spring Boost
  • Patrol for Aphids
  • Prepare Houseplants for the Move Outdoors
  • Prevent Blossom End Rot
  • Purchase Quality Soil

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