Upper South

April, 2008
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Award-Winning Salvia

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Salvia is a versatile darling of the flower garden. There are many annual and perennial varieties and one of the most colorful and easiest to grow is mealy cup sage or Salvia farinacea . A new...

Determine Your Garden’s Sun Exposure

One of the most common causes of a plant struggling in the garden is not enough, or too much, sunlight. It’s important to know how the sunlight changes over the course of the spring and summer. As...

Insecticide Use Linked to Parkinson's Disease

Every gardener knows that great care should be used in applying any pesticide. Exposure to pesticides can have serious short- and long-term health effects. Recent research points to the gravity of...

Free Online Plant Information Database

Are you looking for a source for a special plant? Are you looking for an expert gardening Web site for information on growing plants in your area? Want to see what has been written about a...

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In the Garden


Choosing The Best

It's a very dangerous time of year. Maybe not for everyone, but it certainly is for me. Just going to the grocery can get me into trouble. The discount department and home building supply stores make me break out in a cold sweat. And an actual garden...
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Web Finds

Create a Certified Wildlife Habitat One of the ways to participate in positively affecting our environment is to get involved with...

Favorite or New Plant

Euphorbia 'Diamond Frost' Looking for an indestructible annual that never stops blooming? Consider Euphorbia 'Diamond...
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Regional Reminders

  • Keep Planting Cool-Season Vegetables
  • Plant Everbearing Strawberries
  • Get Roses Ready for Growth
  • Keep Up With Lawn Care
  • Take Notes On Spring Bulbs

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