Coastal and Tropical South

December, 2005
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Investing in Your Landscape Pays Off

National News

Money does grow on trees, according to a new study from Michigan State University. Researchers conducted an experiment to determine the landscape components home buyers valued the most, and how...

A New Walkway De-Icer That’s Safe for Plants

Winter is upon us. If you live in an area with frequent snow and ice storms, you know it’s a chore to keep the drive and walkways cleared and safe. One of the products often used is a commercial...

A Unique Gift for Gardeners: Personal UV Monitor

Looking for the perfect holiday gift for the outdoorsy member of the family? How about his or her own personal UV monitor? With increased concern about the amount and intensity of skin exposure to...

New ‘Blushing Bride’ Hydrangea

Gardeners from the north to the south have enjoyed the beautiful ‘Endless Summer®’ hydrangea since its release two years ago. This mophead hydrangea ( Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Bailmer Endless...

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In the Garden


Garden Bones

Whether yours is a new garden, or a garden remade by the storms of 2005, pleasing design depends in large part on hardscape -- the "bones." Present all year and permanent in nature, hardscape reflects your style. Paths and Fences Large and...
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Shows & Events

Annual Christmas Bird Count On December 18, at 7 a.m., you're invited to join the Halifax River Audubon Society for their...

Web Finds

Audubon Society Check the National Audubon Society Web site for birding tips and information about birding...
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Regional Reminders

  • Root Jasmine
  • Take Steps to Remedy Yellowing Gardenias
  • Keep Cut Greens From Drying Out
  • Rejuvenate the Lawn
  • Start Amaryllis

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