Middle South

August, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Gold Medal Flowers for 2007

National News

The European ornamental horticulture industry trade group, Fleuroselect, has been trialing and highlighting stellar annual and perennial flower varieties for 26 years. The flowers are grown in 30...

Beer Bait for Cockroaches

It’s late summer and your house is loaded with fresh vegetables and flowers from your garden. While you try to keep up with the abundance of produce flowing into your home, other unwanted guests,...

Tracking Droughts

Every year many gardeners across the country suffer through drought, and this year parts of the upper Midwest, mid-Atlantic region, and Texas have been especially dry. Now there is a Web site that...

New Ergonomic Hand Tools

There are many types of ergonomic tools on the market, however some are just regular hand tools with extra padding or support. Though they provide more comfort, they don’t give all the benefits of...

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In the Garden

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Small Trees for Big Impact

Summer is waning and it's time to think about fall -- and I don't mean raking leaves. Fall is a perfect time to plant trees, shrubs, and many perennials. Is your landscape begging for something new? How about a small tree? Whether your yard is postage...
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Resources

Web Finds

Virginia Natural Heritage Program The Web site of the Virginia Natural Heritage Program describes this initiative's...

Clever Gardening Technique

Mark Location of Perennials Even the most experienced gardener has mistakenly "weeded" out a perennial or two. You may think...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Cool-Season Annuals
  • Add Fall Flowers
  • Divide Perennials
  • Gather Materials for Fall Arrangements
  • Rethink Lawns

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