Upper 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


Endless Blackberries

For many people, myself included, the mention of blackberries conjures up images of treks to fencerows and woodland edges, to say nothing of lots of scratches and chigger bites. Also for many, the hard-won bounty most often was used to make a deeply...
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Shows & Events

Herb Conference The International Herb Association Annual Public and Member Education Day is Saturday, July 15,...


Cooking with Berries Most likely there are more recent books on using berries in the kitchen, but for those willing to...
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Regional Reminders

  • Combat Cucumber Beetles
  • Start Fall Vegetables
  • Create Beds Around Trees and Shrubs
  • Harvest Garlic, Onions, and Shallots
  • Take Note of Daylily Colors

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