Upper South

January, 2008
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New, White Cherry Tomato

National News

Cherry tomatoes are sweet and prolific and good for eating in salads or straight from the garden. They come in a range of colors including red, pink, orange, yellow, and now white. ‘Italian...

Environmentally Friendly Road Salt Solution

Winter for much of the country means ice and snow. One of the ways to help cars and feet grip better is to spread road salt on walkways and streets. More than 15 million tons of deicing salts are...

Unique Hibiscus Collection

Tropical hibiscus are impressive plants with their evergreen foliage and trumpet-shaped, brightly colored flowers. A new line of tropical hibiscus will be available in spring that offers unique...

Garden Design Program for Vegetable Gardeners

Winter is the perfect time to pull out the seed catalogs and design your vegetable garden. While most of us use the old paper-and-pencil method, there are some online garden design programs that...

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In the Garden


It's New! It's Wonderful!

One of the long-standing New Year's traditions for garden publications is presenting some of the plants that will be offered by catalogs and garden centers for the first time in the upcoming year. Far be it from me to break with such a custom. Besides,...
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Web Finds

Climate Prediction Center Wondering what the new year will bring in terms of weather? In the next week or next three...

Clever Gardening Technique

Winterizing the Greenhouse In past years I have insulated the glass walls of my small greenhouse with a special bubble wrap...
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Regional Reminders

  • Hope for Snow
  • Increase Humidity Around Houseplants
  • Utilize Christmas Trees
  • Protect Against Sunscald
  • Attend a Seminar

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