Lower South

October, 2005
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Red-Stemmed Willow Adds Beauty to the Winter Garden

National News

It's often difficult to find color in the winter garden, especially in northern climates. One of the best ways to introduce color during this dark season is to grow trees and shrubs with brightly...

Calcium Fertilizer Helps Trees Survive Winter

With winter around the corner, many gardeners will be preparing their landscape plants for the coming cold temperatures. With an estimated 1 million urban trees worldwide dying each year from...

Practical Science for Gardeners

Fall and winter are great times of year to "bone up" on your garden reading. In addition to the books on designing your garden and growing specialty plants, pick up this new book by English author...

Appreciation for Nature Begins in Childhood

Many gardeners can trace their love of plants and nature back to childhood memories of gardening with relatives or friends. New research from Washington State University confirms what many...

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In the Garden


Tried and True Gardening

Gardeners dream of bountiful gardens blanketed with colorful flowers and ripe vegetables. However, to pin our hopes on strictly new and unproven selections is to invite disappointment. I love trying new plant species and varieties as much as anyone, but...
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Tool or Gardening Product

Spinosad Spinosad is one of the newest kids on the block when it comes to natural pest control products....

Clever Gardening Technique

Clean and Oil Your Tools Here's an idea to recycle your old motor oil and to prevent shovels, hoes, and other garden tools...
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Regional Reminders

  • Relocating Roses
  • Brighten Winter Days With Potted Bulbs
  • Reduce Fertilizer On Indoor Plants
  • Prepare Soil Now For The Spring Garden
  • Stagger Lettuce Plantings

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