Lower South

December, 2005
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Keeping Paper White Narcissus From Flopping

National News

Paper white narcissus are popular bulbs for forcing indoors. The fragrant, white flowers are hopeful signs of spring. However, the tall flower stalks and leaves flop over easily, and even though...

Unusual Night-Scented Geraniums

Many gardeners love scented geraniums ( Pelargonium ) for their foliage that releases fragrance when the leaves are rubbed. Gardeners may be less familiar with other members of the Pelargonium...

An Intelligent Indoor Plant Light

It’s great to brighten up a cold winter day by growing plants under lights indoors. Even a small African violet or orchid on a desk or table can help lift spirits. Now a new indoor plant light...

The Complete Houseplant Resource

Houseplants are often a spontaneous purchase at the garden center, big box, or grocery store. It’s hard to resist a lush palm, flowering orchid, or fragrant gardenia. Houseplants are certainly a...

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In the Garden


Cool-Season Salads in Containers

Containers offer a great way to keep growing fresh vegetables through the winter season. Containers are attractive and easy to care for, and you can grow some great vegetables in a very small space. They offer versatility and add a unique look to an...
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Favorite or New Plant

'Redbor' Kale Kale is more than just a great winter vegetable, it's also quite attractive. The variety 'Redbor'...

Clever Gardening Technique

PVC Row-Cover Supports Sections of PVC bent into a hoop and set down the row provide a great support for clear plastic...
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Regional Reminders

  • Keep Fallen Leaves Off the Lawn
  • Complete Tulip and Hyacinth Planting
  • Recycle Your Christmas Tree
  • Start a New Christmas Cactus
  • Spread Manure Mulch

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