Upper South

February, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Bird Watching

National News

It may be early for birds to start their spring migration, but it’s still a good time to check in with our feathered friends to see how they’re doing. During the 10th Annual Great Backyard Bird...

New Space-Saving Squash

Summer squash varieties come in many different shapes and colors, and some of the most unique are the patty pans. Often compared to flying saucers, these varieties combine the rich summer squash...

New Double-Flowered Hellebore

Dan Hinkley, formerly of Heronswood Nursery fame, has been breeding hellebores, also called Christmas roses, for years. His selections have expanded the color and form of hellebore flowers...

New/Old Garden Hoes

Many home gardeners are clever recyclers, and are adept at finding new ways to use an old product or tool in the garden. If you’re in this category, then you’ll appreciate the idea behind Rogue...

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In the Garden

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When Life Hands You a Lemon (Herb, That Is)

To be filed under the category of "everybody has to make a living" is the marketing technique of naming something as the "XYZ of the Year." So, it has come to pass that lemon balm has been named the 2007 Herb of the Year. I have no desire to cast...
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Resources

Books

Herbalpedia For more information than you ever imagined about herbs, Herbalpedia 2007 , edited by Maureen...

Tool or Gardening Product

Superthrive The packaging and ads are way older than old-school, to say nothing of over the top, but for a...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plan for Spring Greens
  • Start Cool-Season Transplants
  • Tend Awakening Houseplants
  • Visit a Garden Show
  • Make Maple Syrup

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