Middle 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


Honeybees in Peril

Honeybees are in trouble. Starting last fall, commercial beekeepers nationwide began reporting alarming losses in their colonies. Worker bees have been abandoning hives in huge numbers and presumably dying outside the hive. The cause of this very...
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Shows & Events

National Pollinator Week Last fall, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution designating June 24-30, 2007, as National...

Web Finds

Pruning Fruit Trees There are lots of reasons to prune fruit trees: to manage size, for optimum fruit production, and...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant a Salad Garden
  • Clean Up Rose Beds
  • Prune Back Buddleia
  • Prune Tree Fruits
  • Make a Cold Frame

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