Coastal and Tropical South

March, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Win a School Garden During National Garden Month

National News

April is National Garden Month, and for the fifth year in a row, National Gardening Association is asking every gardener to participate in and celebrate gardening during this month. We’re...

Unusual Pure White Zinnia

Zinnias are versatile, easy-to-grow annual flowers that can be planted in annual gardens, perennial gardens, and containers. Many of the large-flowered, dahlia-type zinnias also make excellent cut...

Award-Winning Dwarf River Birch

Each year the Cary Award is given to trees and shrubs with outstanding characteristics that are not widely grown in home landscapes. Although the award is for plants adapted to New England, many...

Fencing Out Slugs

Slugs are the bane of many a gardener's existence. There are many devices available to control slugs, from beer traps to toxic baits. Now there’s a new product that uses the most basic barrier...

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In the Garden


Container Quandary

Every time you turn around it seems there's a new container on the market. How do you decide which ones will work best for you? There's no one-type-fits-all when it comes to choosing the right containers for your plants, yet choosing the right pot for a...
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Shows & Events

Manatee Gardening Day A full day of activities for gardeners is planned at the Manatee County Fairgrounds (1303 17th...

Favorite or New Plant

Tabeuia Springtime brings plenty of beautiful flowers to the tropical region, but a particular joy is...
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Regional Reminders

  • Transplant Blue Flag Iris
  • Stay Ahead of the Grasshoppers
  • Make an Easy Pathway
  • Watch for Tomato Leaf Miners
  • Use Alternatives to Peat Moss

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