Lower 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


Ornamental Grasses Add Graceful Texture

Landscaping is an art. Our canvas is the property, our paints the many plants that we spread across the scene. Beautiful landscapes include a variety of colors. They also feature various textures -- broad foliage contrasts with fine-textured foliage to...
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Web Finds

Ornamental Grasses This Ornamental Grasses resource from North Carolina State Cooperative Extension is a...

Favorite or New Plant

Purple Fountain Grass Purple fountain grass ( Pennisetum setaceum cv. 'Rubrum') is an outstanding ornamental grass for...
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Regional Reminders

  • Prepare for Leaf Season
  • Making Persimmons Pucker-Free
  • Color Up the Cool-Season Landscape
  • Harvest Satsuma Citrus
  • Plant Woody Ornamentals

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