Coastal and Tropical South

July, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Grow a Fall Crop of Strawberries

National News

Strawberry lovers take heart; for those who can’t get enough fresh strawberries and wish the June crop produced over a longer period, there may be a solution. A new cropping technique developed by...

New, Natural Weed Killer

Summertime means weeding time for most gardeners. While the old methods of hand pulling and hoeing are still the most effective, sometimes you’d just like to spray those weeds to get rid of them....

Unique Pine Tree

Evergreen trees fill many roles in the landscape. They block unsightly views, provide a dark backdrop to colorful flowering shrubs and perennials, and create habitat for birds and wildlife. It’s a...

Free Guide for Organic Gardeners

The number of organic farmers, as well as the number of acres devoted to organic growing methods, has increased steadily for the past 10 years. This increase creates a need for up-to-date growing...

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In the Garden


Cool Blues

On a hot afternoon the colors in your garden can make the difference between it feeling like an oasis or a mirage. For flowers, hardscape, and furniture -- think blue! Powerful Cooling Bright yellow and red will warm your heart, too much at 4...
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Web Finds

Hummingbirds of Florida On Hummingbirds of Florida you'll find a good list of plants, native and otherwise, that are...

Favorite or New Plant

Queen's Wreath Also called purple wreath or sandpaper vine, this verbena relative can tolerate slightly freezing...
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Regional Reminders

  • Meet Lacebugs
  • Start Citrus From Seed
  • Clear Debris
  • Replace Wornout Hoses
  • Prevent Lawn Fungus

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