Lower South

July, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Organic Farming Can Feed the World

National News

One widely held criticism about large-scale organic farming is that if all farmers grew crops organically they could not produce enough food to feed the world. Researchers at the University of...

Repeat-Blooming Clematis

Clematis are well loved for their early spring and summer flowers, however there are varieties that not only start the season, they also end the summer with another flush of blooms. One of the...

New Organic Fertilizer

Midsummer is a good time to give your vegetables and flowers a boost of fertilizer to get them through the rest of the growing season. Foliar fertilizers are good to use at this time of year...

The Best Lamb's Ears

Lamb’s ears ( Stachys ) are popular perennials known for their soft, silver leaves and flower spikes. There are two common groups of Stachys available. The ground cover lamb’s ears, such as...

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In the Garden

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Gardening During Summer Intermission

Summertime is a rather laid back time in my southern garden. The hot weather makes working during the daytime hours difficult, and many of the spring flowers and vegetables are heading downhill fast. Here in the lower south we can garden all year long....
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Resources

Tool or Gardening Product

Oscillating Hoe You can cover a lot of ground quickly with an oscillating hoe. This hoe has a stirrup-like strap...

Clever Gardening Technique

Sun Sense Summer sun can be dangerous. We gardeners tend to lose track of time as we work in the garden....
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Regional Reminders

  • Keep Caladiums Attractive
  • Plant Okra
  • Water Berrying Plants
  • Shear Fall Bloomers
  • Mulch, Mulch, Mulch

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