Upper South

April, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Shasta Daisies Offer Something Old and Something New

National News

Shasta daisies are perennial garden favorites because of their large, pure white flowers and easy-care growth habit. Now a rediscovered old variety and a recently bred new one add unique flower...

Dirt, the Natural Antidepressant

Gardeners know that playing in the soil is good for lifting the spirits, and now it seems there’s a biological reason for it. Researchers from Bristol University and University College London...

Enticing Yellow Shrub Roses

Yellow is a coveted color in roses, especially in shrub roses, with their carefree growth habit and ever-blooming nature. Now gardeners have two new choices from a series of roses called Easy...

Blast Bugs Away

Knocking pests like aphids, white flies, mealybugs, and spider mites off plant leaves with sprays of water is a widely used pest control technique. However, the effectiveness of using blasts of...

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In the Garden

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Garden Survival

Many of the flower beds were cleaned, weeded, and mulched. Fruit trees were loaded with blooms, and all the plants were basking in the warm temperatures. Then the cold spell of 2007 was forecast. Frantically, I tried to second guess what would benefit...
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Resources

Web Finds

United Plant Savers If native plants and medicinal herbs are of interest to you, then visit the United Plant Savers...

Books

Rustic Garden Furniture & Accessories Ever wanted to create your own furniture and decorative items for the garden? Rustic Garden...
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Regional Reminders

  • Divide Late-Summer Perennials
  • Plant Gladiolus
  • Keep an Eye on Watering
  • Start a Rhubarb Planting
  • Add a Rain Barrel

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