Middle South

September, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Choose Among the Best Catmints

National News

Catmints are widely adapted, dependable, easy-care perennials. There are more than 20 species commonly available, and some flower better and have a more attractive growth habit than others. To...

Import Seeds With Ease

Gardeners love to travel and invariably stumble across seeds of unique varieties when visiting other countries. Until recently you’ve needed a phytosanitary certificate to import seeds into the...

Evaluating Home Soil Test Kits

Testing the soil is important for determining soil fertility and health. Whether it be for a lawn, flower garden, or vegetable garden, knowing your pH, nitrogen, phosphorous, potassium, and other...

Wash Tree Roots Before Planting

Fall is a great time of year for planting deciduous trees around the country. If you’re planting large balled and burlapped trees, you know there is as much work involved moving the tree to the...

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In the Garden


Inspired Grilling

I've fallen in love all over again -- with our gas grill. It's been so hot this summer that I turned to the neglected beast with the hopes of coming up with something better than grilled meat, and I did. Pizza on the Grill Did you know that if...
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Clever Gardening Technique

Plant Annual Flowering Vines Under Shrubs This year I planted cardinal flower seedlings underneath some mock orange and forsythia shrubs....

Shows & Events

Scarecrows in the Garden The Scarecrows in the Garden event at the Atlanta Botanical Garden has become an annual fall...
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Regional Reminders

  • Know Your Hydrangea Before Pruning
  • It's Planting Season
  • Save Those Leaves
  • Plant Berry-Bearing Shrubs
  • Replant Containers

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