Upper South

May, 2005
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Variegated Plants

National News

Gardeners sometimes have mixed feelings about variegated plants. On one hand, they add color when the plant is out of bloom. On the other hand, variegated plants can be less vigorous compared to...

Rotating Hanging Basket

Have you ever noticed how your hanging baskets get lopsided by midsummer? Usually it’s because one side receives more sunlight than the other, spurring uneven growth. Short of getting up on a...

Sugar Helps Trees Survive

Many trees suffer from transplant shock after being dug from the nursery and put into containers to be sold at the garden center. Often less than 5 percent of the original roots survive the move....

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In the Garden


Paradise Built

Water in the garden. Add some now. Big features, small features, anything. One or many. There's a reason I'm being direct, if not dictatorial. Water in the garden is transformational. The sound of it, the light on it, the birds and other wildlife it...
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Water Garden Plants Each category of water plants, including water lilies, lotus, submerged, floating, and marginals,...

Shows & Events

Water Garden Symposium The International Water Lily and Water Gardening Society is holding their annual symposium July...
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Regional Reminders

  • Keeping the Vegetables Coming
  • Feed and Mulch Blueberries
  • Keep Spring Flowers Blooming
  • Caring for Peonies
  • Transplant Tender Flowers and Vegetables

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