Upper South

September, 2005
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Agastache 'Apache Sunset'

National News

Agastache or hyssop is an old-fashioned perennial plant that's gaining in popularity with the introduction of new varieties. Agastache is a versatile plant. It has attractive foliage and flower...

Ultra Grow Container Liner

One of the pitfalls of growing plants in containers is improper watering. Containers can dry out quickly or be overwatered by Mother Nature or overzealous gardeners. While underwatered containers...

Root Pruning Potbound Plants

Fall is a great time to buy trees and shrubs at your local nursery. Most gardeners have heard that if your tree or shrub is potbound (roots encircling the rootball), you should score or break up...

Award-Winning Hydrangea

Since 1978 the Gold Medal Plant Award Program at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has recognized trees, shrubs, and woody vines of outstanding merit. These winners are relatively new plants...

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In the Garden


Gourmet Garlic

On Emeril Lagasse's cooking show on television, one of the times that the audience always applauds is when Emeril uses lots of garlic. Emeril's celebrity has made it acceptable to admit a love of garlic's pungent flavor. But did you know that there are...
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Shows & Events

Garlic Festival Although Gilroy, California, holds the largest garlic festival in the United States, there are a...


Definitive Garlic Billed as the definitive guide for organic gardeners and small farmers, Growing Great Garlic...
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Regional Reminders

  • Search and Destroy
  • Rejuvenate with Fall Flowers
  • Evaluate Your Garden
  • Getting Wisteria to Bloom
  • Tending the Fall Lawn

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