Middle 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


Choosing and Planting a Living Christmas Tree

I love the tradition of displaying a living tree during the holidays, then planting it outdoors. I remember my parents planting future Christmas trees and watching them grow along with us. It's a perfect excuse to embellish your landscape. Four...
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Shows & Events

GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens in Richmond, Virginia, comes to life with more than a half million...

Web Finds

Tree-Planting Videos Visit the Arbor Day Foundation's How To Plant Trees Web page for how-to videos on planting...
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Regional Reminders

  • Make Herbal Vinegars
  • Water Plants Under Eaves
  • Store Water Hoses
  • Empty Clay and Ceramic Pots
  • Check Houseplants for Pests

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