Lower 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


Starting Seeds in the Garden

One of the most basic elements of gardening is planting seeds. Perhaps you have had mixed results with direct seeding, doing well with some flowers or vegetables but not others. Maybe you're a new gardener and are anxious to give it a try. Starting...
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Favorite or New Plant

Variegated Potato Vine Variegated potato vine ( Solanum jasminoides 'Variegata') grows 10 to 15 feet and sports...

Clever Gardening Technique

Tips for Sowing Small Seed It's sometimes difficult to space very small seed properly. One solution is to cut a strip of...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Summer Bulbs
  • Storing Extra Seeds
  • Time to Plant Turfgrass
  • Fertilize Lawns
  • Don't Let Caterpillars Get the Best of You

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