Lower 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


Hoe, Hoe, Hoe for the Holidays

I don't need to tell you that weeds are part of gardening. Weeds and I ... well, we go way back. I recall childhood days when I was assigned the task of weeding as punishment for misbehaving (let's just say that we had the most weed-free garden in...
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Web Finds

Find Your County Extension Office The County Extension office is a great place for gardening advice, free publications, assistance...

Clever Gardening Technique

Composting in a Hole Remember the stories about how the native Americans taught the pilgrims to put a fish into a hole...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Berrying Shrubs
  • Mulch Soil Around Shrubs and Trees
  • Reduce Fertilizer for Indoor Plants
  • Stagger Lettuce Plantings
  • Prepare Power Tools For Winter

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