Upper South

December, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Fragrant English Roses

National News

David Austin’s English roses have been gracing the gardening world for more than 25 years. These roses combine the beauty and everblooming nature of modern hybrid tea and floribunda roses with the...

Sock It To Strawberry Diseases

Black root rot disease is a menace to strawberry growers. Plants with this soilborne disease often are short lived and produce few berries. For commercial operations, fumigating the soil with...

New Award-Winning Viola

Violas and pansies are classic cool-season annual flowers. For gardeners in mild winter areas, they bloom and provide color all winter. In colder areas they’re one of the first flower transplants...

Milder Winter Predicted

Predicting what the winter weather will be like across the country is always tricky business, but with modern forecasting tools many meteorologists feel more confident about going out on a limb to...

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In the Garden


A Gift of Flowers

Among the worst of my many tragic flaws is the habit I have of seeing a wonderful present for someone, then saying to myself, "Oh, I would appreciate that much more than he or she would. I'll buy it for myself." Never does this come up more than when...
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Web Finds

Christmas Trees & More No doubt somewhere out there in Internet land there is more information about Christmas, but...

Clever Gardening Technique

Swags to the Rescue Decorating your home with fresh holiday greens is one of the rewards of gardening, and it's a...
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Regional Reminders

  • Protect Roses
  • Mulch Strawberries
  • Follow Poinsettia Pointers
  • Selecting and Caring for Christmas Trees
  • Make Leaf Mold

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