Upper South

December, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Rainbow-Colored Corn

National News

We often think of corn as an edible crop and not -- except for fall decorations -- as an ornamental one, too. That could change with the introduction of new corn varieties with multi-colored...

How to Top-Dress Lawns with Compost

Organic lawn care experts recommend top-dressing your lawn with compost to improve the quality and health of your grass. But application guidelines are not always readily available. Researchers at...

New Miniature Eggplant

Eggplants are classic ornamental edibles. The beautiful plants, stunning pink star-shaped flowers, and colorful fruits make eggplants excellent additions to a vegetable garden, flower garden, or...

Attractive Houseplant Terrarium

Terrariums are useful for growing plants indoors without expensive and space-consuming lights and growth chambers. Plus, when the terrarium is attractively designed, it can become a focal point in...

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In the Garden


A Reading List for Gardeners

Sooner or later a certain lull settles over the holidays. A quietness that invites sitting by the fire, or at least whispers to us to read and reflect. For many of us, there is no more delightful winter occupation than relaxing with a good read. For...
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Shows & Events

Daylong Celebration of Gardening Dreading the cold, dreary month of January? Brighten up with plans to attend the Daylong...


Plants of the Bible As a collector of books on plants of the Bible, it's always interesting to see new takes on the...
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Regional Reminders

  • Avoid Walking on the Lawn
  • Care for Plants During Storms
  • Keep Cut Flowers Fresh Longer
  • Weeding Never Ends
  • Keep Florist Azaleas Flourishing

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