Upper South

January, 2008
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Lime Green Sunflower

National News

Sunflowers are the quintessential summer flower. Over the past 20 years great strides have been made in breeding sunflowers to create shorter, multi-branching plants and more colorful flower...

Easier Way to Start Seeds

Trying to handle tiny seeds, such as carrot, pansy, and lettuce, and drop the right number into a cell pack can be tricky. With inexpensive seeds, there's no worry about using more than you need,...

Peppermint-Striped Hydrangea

The Forever & Ever line of big-leaf hydrangeas ( Hydrangea macrophylla ) features compact, mounding, 2- to 3-foot-tall shrubs that bloom on both old and new wood. The shrubs grow best in USDA...

Get to the Root of the Matter

Any gardener knows that plant roots are critical to growth, flowering, and fruiting. Strong roots enable plants to withstand pest attacks, adverse weather, and poor gardening practices. For the...

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In the Garden


Garden Projects for a Winter's Day

Sure, you could be organizing the garden shed or doing maintenance on the tiller, but why not create something that will make an aspect of gardening more pleasurable? Craft projects that are either made for the garden or from the garden are a...
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Web Finds

Agricultural Research Service Report According to this Agricultural Research Service Report , the rough outer netting on cantaloupes...

Tool or Gardening Product

Faux Coyote For repelling Canada geese safely, humanely, and relatively cheaply, consider a life-size, 3-D...
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Regional Reminders

  • Share Indoor Gardening
  • Study New Ways to Improve Your Garden
  • Prune Trees and Shrubs
  • Rotate Vegetable Crops
  • Check for Frost-Heaved Plants

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