Upper South

February, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Lime Green Cauliflower

National News

There are few vegetables as majestic-looking and beautiful as the Romanesco cauliflower. This Italian heirloom hails from the coastal region between Rome and Naples. Romanesco cauliflower is noted...

Cold-Hardy Clumping Bamboos

Bamboos have become popular landscape plants for creating garden rooms, blocking unsightly views, or lending your garden an Asian feel. Bamboos are grouped as either running or clumping types....

Organic Strawberries Better for Fighting Cancer

Over the years we’ve reported about the various cancer-fighting compounds contained in many fresh fruits and vegetables. New research suggests that how the fruits and vegetables are grown may make...

New Biodegradable Seedling Pots

Many gardeners have used peat, coir, and other biodegradable pots to start their seedlings. The advantage of peat and coir pots over plastic is that the "pot and all" can be transplanted in...

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In the Garden


Violets Redux

Depending upon our age, African violets were the preferred flowering houseplants of either our mothers or grandmothers. As such, it might be easy to dismiss them as old-fashioned, passe, or just plain boring. Upon second glance, however, there were...
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Shows & Events

Spring Mill Garden Gala Getaway Nestled in the southern Indiana hills near Mitchell, Spring Mill State Park brings Brigadoon to...

Web Finds

Mailorder Gardening Association Certainly, we should support our local nurseries and garden centers, but for the widest selection...
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Regional Reminders

  • Gather Pussy Willows
  • Give Organic Flower Bouquets
  • Start Keeping Garden Records
  • Prepare for Bluebirds
  • Experiment with Vegetable Varieties

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