Upper South

October, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Better Berry-Bearing Viburnum

National News

Fall is celebrated for its colorful foliage, and in addition many trees and shrubs exhibit beautiful berries at this time of year. Viburnum shrubs produce fall berries in colors ranging from black...

Flowers in the Home Keep Us Happy

There’s nothing better for brightening your day than receiving a bouquet of flowers, but does having flowers around your home on a regular basis change your mood and make you happier? Researcher...

No-Bend Bulb Planter

Fall planting of spring bulbs is in full swing in many areas of the country, and one tool that can make planting easier is a long-handled bulb planter. To use this tool, you push the cylinder into...

Winter-Hardy Camellia

Camellias are prized shrubs in the south for their snow-white blossoms and glossy evergreen leaves. Now, with the introduction of 'Winter's Snowman' Ice Angel camellia, gardeners north of the...

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In the Garden


Favorites of Summer 2006

Bringing in bouquets of flowers before the hard frosts take their toll always helps me think about the pleasures and gardening successes of the past season. This year saw some old favorites return, as well as some new plants that just might become...
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Web Finds

Proven Winners Proven Winners is a brand used by three major plant propagators in the U.S. Their goal is to...

Clever Gardening Technique

Photo Album for Seeds Usually I place my leftover garden seed in vacuum-sealed bags and store them in the freezer, but...
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Regional Reminders

  • Make Calendars From Garden Photos
  • Overwinter Rosemary Indoors
  • Prepare Power Equipment for Winter Storage
  • Look for Bird-Feeding Sales
  • Store Potatoes and Winter Squash

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