Coastal and Tropical 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


Giving Plants

Your options for holiday gift plants begin with poinsettias, orchids, and kalanchoes in bloom, festive pepper plants, and Norfolk pines festooned with twinkly lights. But think again. Many a lifetime gardener caught the bug with just one begonia, peace...
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Web Finds

Beneficial Nematodes For succinct information about these insects, visit the Beneficial Nematodes site from the...


Organic Gardening Tips Grow Organic , by Doug Oster and Jessica Walliser (St. Lynn's Press, 2007; $18.95), delivers...
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Regional Reminders

  • Painting Plant Materials
  • Battling Moles
  • Controlling Scale on Camellias
  • Plant Veggie Seeds
  • Cover Tropicals in the Garden

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