Middle South

January, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Tempting New Tomato Varieties

National News

Tomatoes are the most popular vegetable grown across the country, and for 2007 there are some new varieties that should peak everyone’s interest. One of the trends in tomatoes is fruits of...

2007 Perennial Plant of the Year

Each year there are a bevy of perennial flowers to tempt us -- both new and old favorites -- and it can be difficult to choose what to plant. The Perennial Plant Association helps us by naming a...

Gardening With Seniors and Kids

Seniors and kids are a natural combination in the garden. Seniors have years of experience, wisdom, and patience for creating gardens, and kids have the enthusiasm, energy, and strength to help...

Marigolds Thrive With Earthworm Castings

Earthworms are known to be key components of healthy garden soils. They not only aerate the soil with their tunneling, but their droppings or “castings” are known to be a good plant food, as well....

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In the Garden


Garden Style 2007

As your official NGA regional reporter, I feel compelled to keep you abreast of the latest and greatest gardening trends. After all, those of us gardening in the Middle South region must set an example to the rest of the country by showcasing the...
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Web Finds

Food Trends for 2007 According to a Food Business Review Online article, Ten trends to watch in packaged goods in...

Shows & Events

Southeastern Flower Show Mark your calendar! The 20th Annual Southeastern Flower Show takes place on February 7 to 11,...
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Regional Reminders

  • Care for Amaryllis
  • Recycle Christmas Tree
  • Test Seed Germination
  • Browse Cookbooks for Ideas
  • Start Seeds of Cool-Season Crops

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