Upper South

November, 2005
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Plants to Grow (and Those to Avoid) in Deer Country

National News

Deer are a common problem throughout the country. They love to browse on a variety of trees, shrubs, flowers, and vegetables. Of course, the best deer deterrent is a good fence. Gardeners also...

Shamrock Plants Get a Makeover

To warm-weather gardeners, shamrock plants (Oxalis) are weeds. To Irish-Americans, they’re considered good luck. The new series of shamrocks available for home gardeners might actually turn them...

Watering Cans With a Flair

Now you can choose an indoor watering can with good form and good function that also matches your kitchen decor. The Oxo Indoor Pour & Store Watering Can -- available in seven colors -- features a...

Growing Fragrant Orchids

Orchids are one of the hottest-selling houseplants. In addition to their beauty, they are easy to grow and they flower for weeks, even months. To top it off, some are wonderfully fragrant. There...

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In the Garden


A Gardener's Gifts

Let's face it, early 21st-century life is complicated, and time has become as precious a commodity as money. One of the best things anyone ever did for my mother was take the time to fill her hummingbird feeders all summer when she was no longer able to...
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Shows & Events

Garden Gurus VIII Make plans now to brighten those gray January days by attending the day-long celebration of...

Web Finds

Forcing Bulbs at Home Forcing flower bulbs at home is a fun and easy way to enjoy spring flowers during the winter...
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Regional Reminders

  • Protect Roses
  • Purchase a Holiday Cactus
  • Keep an Eye on Evergreens
  • Mulch Strawberries
  • Clean and Fill Bird Feeders

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