Coastal and Tropical South

November, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

California Law Supports School Gardens

National News

The National Gardening Association has been supporting and promoting school gardens for more than 30 years. We recognize that school gardens help kids in many ways. Children who have been through...

New Tree for the Edible Landscape

It’s not often that something new comes along in the world of yard trees, but a recently introduced tree native to northern China is not only widely adapted to American growing conditions, it...

Totally Recycled Plant Food

Gardeners are natural recyclers. They love to recycle pots, stakes, and even plants. If you’re a thrifty gardener and you garden organically, this plant food made from earthworm castings may be...

Gardening Anywhere Book

Gardening on Pavement, Tables, and Hard Surfaces (Timber Press, 2004; $30) is more than just another container gardening book. Author George Schenk shows how you can garden literally anywhere....

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In the Garden


Front Garden Options

Show your colors right out in front of the house by making more of the public areas of your landscape. Many sidewalks have planting squares left open, or a driveway redesign may create space for a signature street tree. When covenants do not limit...
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Shows & Events

Learn and Do Check out these gardening classes at Leu Gardens in Orlando, if you live there or will be...

Favorite or New Plant

Banana Shrub Turning the corner by the old French House at LSU in Baton Rouge, I had my first encounter with a...
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Regional Reminders

  • Fashion a Natural Centerpiece
  • Try This Veggie
  • Smother Insects With Oil
  • Spruce Up Garden Furnishings
  • Test Your Soil

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