Upper South

April, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Garden Participation at All-Time High

National News

During unsettled times, people return to the garden. That adage appears to be true, according to the annual National Gardening Survey, conducted by NGA. In 2005, U.S. household participation in...

Redbuds for Small Gardens

Dwarf and weeping ornamental trees are hot. With yard sizes of new homes getting smaller, homeowners are looking for attractive trees that will fit in small spaces. Breeders have responded by...

Taking the Ouch Out of Moving Large Pots

It seems everyone has a container garden on the deck or patio these days, and gardeners are growing everything from flowers to vegetables to trees and shrubs in containers. While containers are...

Wall Container Gardens

Containers are available in more shapes and sizes than ever before, but they can take up a lot of floor space on your deck or patio. Now there is a Wall Garden that attaches to a wall to create a...

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In the Garden


Wanted: Garden Organizer

On a recent morning news show there was a segment about people's clutter and their need for organization, with the accompanying statistic that the "organizing business" is a multibillion dollar one. And here I was, thinking that I was the only one with...
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Shows & Events

Cincinnati Flower Show With a grand lakeside setting and incomparable exhibits staged both in pavilions and in the open...

Web Finds

eNature Field Guides Wondering what frogs, birds, trees, and flowers are native to your area? The National Wildlife...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Asparagus
  • Choose Easy-To-Grow Fruits
  • Divide Summer- and Fall-Blooming Perennials
  • Repot and Harden Off Vegetable Transplants
  • Gather Least-Toxic Pest Controls

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