Upper South

August, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Burgundy Contorted Hazelnut

National News

Contorted hazelnut ( Corylus avellana ), or Harry Lauder’s walking stick, is a deciduous shrub known for its interesting, crooked branches that are most evident once the leaves drop. A new variety...

Win A Tiller

Gardeners know the key to success in any garden is healthy soil, and that requires regular additions of organic matter. A tiller can be a valuable tool for incorporating organic matter and other...

A Fountain That Runs on Sunlight

Garden accessories are all the rage, and water features are one of the favorites of home gardeners. Fountains, babbling brooks, and waterfalls are beautiful additions to a garden, but they can be...

No More Front Lawns

In most American households, food gardens are relegated to the back yard. But front-yard vegetable gardens were the norm back in the early 20th century, when yards were used primarily to produce...

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In the Garden


Going Beyond the Garden Gate

Exploration and discovery -- a desire as old as humankind. Seeing what's beyond our own little sphere, learning about new things, making new friends, reconnecting with old ones. For me, as a gardener, satisfying these needs involves travel and plant...
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Web Finds

NatureServe NatureServe is a nonprofit conservation organization that provides the scientific information and...


Garden Projects This may not be the best time of year to think of extra garden projects, yet Easy Garden...
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Regional Reminders

  • Don't Get Discouraged
  • Jams, Jellies, and Other Treats
  • Plant Fall Vegetables
  • Fragrant Plants Close By
  • Fall Bulb Planning

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