Coastal and Tropical South

September, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Organic Tomatoes Rich in Antioxidants

National News

People choose organically grown produce over conventionally grown produce for a variety of reasons, such as minimizing pesticide exposure and preference for the taste. New research supports the...

Unusual Double-Flowered Tiger Lily

Tiger lilies ( Lilium lancifolium ) are easy-to-grow, 4- to 6-foot-tall, hardy bulbs that typically produce downward-facing flowers in midsummer. While most have single flowers, an old, unusual...

Floating Planter for Ponds

Barley straw has been shown to emit a chemical that’s effective in controlling algae in water gardens and ponds. There are many purely functional barley straw products on the market, but a new...

Make Your Own Garden Cart

Many gardeners fondly remember, and may still own, the original Model 26 Garden Way garden cart. This revolutionary cart made hauling soil, mulch, and other materials much easier than using a...

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In the Garden


Lawn Redo

October will be here in no time, so if you're planning to overseed the lawn with ryegrass or renovate or patch the lawn, make plans now. Weather conditions are more favorable for both gardeners and transplants, with cooling temperatures and plenty of...
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Web Finds

Establishing Your Florida Lawn Sometimes titles are too limiting, and this one certainly fits that description. This...

Clever Gardening Technique

Hoop Gardens Smart cut flower gardeners often use simple PVC pipe hoops to support a white floating row cover...
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Regional Reminders

  • Repot Rootbound Plants
  • Shop for Bulbs
  • Freshen Up Container Plantings
  • Divide the Daisies
  • Think Ahead

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