Upper South

March, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Red and Pink Everblooming Hydrangeas

National News

Many gardeners in Northern climates have been enjoying the blue hydrangea ‘Endless Summer’ for a few years. Unlike most mophead hydrangeas ( Hydrangea macrophylla ), ‘Endless Summer’ blooms on new...

Dual-Use Water Nozzle

It’s time to start watering lawns and gardens. While conventional water nozzles produce a pressurized stream of water that’s good for washing cars and driveways, they aren’t the best for watering...

Unique Double-Flowered Hostas

Hostas are one of the most popular shade perennials. They’re carefree and easy to grow, and not only are there many variations of leaf color and pattern, the flowers on many varieties are...

Avoid Cypress Mulch

Hurricane Katrina’s destruction on the gulf coast extends beyond the houses and streets of New Orleans. It’s estimated that more than 64,000 acres of mature cypress forest was wiped out in the...

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In the Garden


In Anticipation of Summer

Just as children have visions of sugarplums dancing in their heads at Christmas, gardeners have dreams of delectable treats as well -- only they occur in springtime. And, it's more likely that the dreams are of actual plums, as well as raspberries,...
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Shows & Events

Daffodil Show Over 2200 daffodil bloom entries will be on display at the daffodil show sponsored by the...

Clever Gardening Technique

Plastic Mulch for Vegetable Gardens Covering a large area of the vegetable garden with black plastic, cutting holes, and planting in...
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Regional Reminders

  • Soak Seeds With Hard Seed Coats
  • Go on a Nature Hike
  • Tend to Roses
  • Prune and Shape
  • Give Houseplants TLC

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