Upper South

November, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Houseplant With Pizzazz

National News

Many indoor houseplants lack the colorful foliage and flowers of the plants in our gardens. They may tolerate the lower light and humidity in the home but often they aren’t especially attractive....

Cozy Wrap for Compost

Composting is a great way to dispose of yard and kitchen waste without adding more volume to our landfills. In general, the warmer the pile, the faster the composting, so in many regions the cold...

Bulb Flowers For All Occasions

Bulb flowers, both cut and potted, are popular gifts for many occasions, including first dates and dinner parties. However, many people, especially men, don’t know what flowers to bring to these...

The Toughest Street Trees

Urban environments are tough on street trees. Between air pollution, lack of high-quality soil, vandalism, and pests and diseases, street trees have a tough time surviving. One of the leading...

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In the Garden


Welcoming a Holiday Cactus

Perhaps a holiday cactus has been passed down in your family, or maybe you became smitten when you saw some in bloom at the supermarket floral shop or garden center. Some are called "Thanksgiving cacti" and some are called "Christmas cacti," but...
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Plant Propagation Looking for a winter project that will help you next spring? Ever wished you could have more...

Tool or Gardening Product

Circlehoe Once again proving that good things come in small packages, the mini Circlehoe is a small tool...
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Regional Reminders

  • Protect Young Trees
  • Fertilize the Lawn
  • Last Call for Planting Garlic
  • Leave Perennials Standing for Winter Interest
  • Provide Water for the Birds

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