Upper South

July, 2005
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Best Fall-Blooming Anemones

National News

Anemones are great late-season bloomers in the perennial border. They produce 2- to 3-inch-diameter, single or double flowers on 2- to 4-foot-tall plants. The flowers come in a range of colors,...

Huge, New Fig

The fig crop is ripening in many areas of the county. If you love figs, you'll love this new variety from the Louisiana State University breeding program. 'LSU Gold' features 2-inch-wide, tender,...

Smarter Sidewalks

As any gardener knows, the roots from trees growing along sidewalks or paved driveways can eventually cause the sidewalks to crack and heave. Municipalities in California have been experimenting...

New Clove-Scented Shrub

Finding a shrub that grows well in the shade, produces attractive flowers, and provides interesting foliage is a challenge. A new variegated version of the Florida anise bush ( Illicium floridanum...

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In the Garden


Once Upon a Time

They were a young couple with a dream of restoring abandoned land and turning it into a productive farm, but their budget was less than a shoestring. So they figured out all kinds of ways to utilize their limited funds, including raising almost all...
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Gardening with Children Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Books: Gardening Together with Children , by Sharon Lovejoy (Workman...

Web Finds

Seeds of Change Garden The National Museum of Natural History offers Seeds of Change Garden , a Web site that focuses...
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Regional Reminders

  • Tend to Fall Flowers
  • Harvest Onions
  • Plant, But With Caution
  • Watch Houseplants Closely
  • Reduce Tomato Problems

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