Lower South

January, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New “Chocolate” Mimosa

National News

Foliage the color of chocolate is all the rage in the gardening world. From annuals and perennials to trees and shrubs, it seems like many plants have a selection that features dark burgundy or...

Growing Tropical Houseplants

Winter can be a rough time for gardeners. The lack of greenery and flowers drives many gardeners to try growing tropical houseplants as a way to assuage their desire for summer. Unfortunately, a...

Fiber May Not Protect Against Cancer

For years the medical establishment has recommended eating a high-fiber diet to make us healthier and help prevent cancer — especially colon cancer. New research from the Harvard School for Public...

New Award-Winning Vegetables

Ahh, it’s January -- time to leaf through the latest seed catalogs looking for the best new varieties. One way to decide what to grow this spring is to trust the professionals. For more than 70...

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In the Garden


Plan Before You Plant

The fall and winter seasons are prime times for establishing a new landscape or renovating an existing one. A well-designed landscape can add considerable value to a home. It can be a source of satisfaction and years of enjoyment. Perhaps you are...
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Shows & Events

Austin Green Living & Home Products Expo The Austin Green Living & Home Products Expo will be held at the Austin Convention Center, 500 E....

Web Finds

Planning a Landscape Developing the Landscape Plan is a Web resource from the University of Missouri that offers an...
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Regional Reminders

  • Move Plants
  • Take Time for Some Armchair Flower Gardening
  • Get a Head Start On Spring Flowers
  • Give Blooming Beds a Boost
  • Choose Smaller Bare-Root Plants

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