Upper South

February, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New ‘Black Pearl’ Tomato

National News

Over the last 20 years there has been a color revolution in the tomato world. What was traditionally a round, red fruit now comes in a variety of shapes, such as oval, wrinkled, and pointed; and...

Dispelling Garden Remedy Myths

We’ve all heard, and probably tried, a few home remedies in our gardens with the hope that the spray or powder from the kitchen cabinet could provide a safe and effective way to kill pests....

New Dwarf Angel’s Trumpet

Angel’s trumpet ( Brugmansia ) is a tropical tree that produces large, fragrant, pendulous flowers in summer. They have become especially popular for planting in containers on decks and patios....

Glow-in-the-Dark Roses

What will they think of next? In an ever-expanding desire to reach a broader market for their products, a Dutch flower company has created the first “glow-in-the-dark” cut flowers. Freshly...

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In the Garden


A Sheltered Life

Growing vegetables out of season in a protected environment is a concept that has been around for centuries, yet not nearly enough gardeners avail themselves of the possibilities. I'm not talking upscale or difficult, no conservatories or tomatoes here,...
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Shows & Events

Annuals and Tropical Plants Steve Foltz, horticulturist at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, has tested and evaluated...

Tool or Gardening Product

Link-A-Bord Raised garden beds have a wealth of advantages, not the least of which is that plants seem to...
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Regional Reminders

  • Transplant Trees and Shrubs
  • Make Bird Houses
  • Plan for Cut Flowers
  • Winter Prune Trees and Shrubs
  • Think Outside the Box

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