Upper South

May, 2008
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Unusual Butterfly Geranium

National News

Geraniums (Pelargoniums) are classic summer annuals that grace window boxes, containers, and gardens across the country. While most gardeners are familiar with the Martha Washington and zonal...

Japanese Beetles Thrive With Global Warming

Global warming is affecting plants, animals, and insects in ways we are just starting to understand. Unfortunately, not all species will be affected equally, and some of the worst pests of garden...

Prevent Dog Spots on Your Lawn

Man’s best friend can be one of the lawn’s worst enemies. Dead areas on lawns from dogs "doing their business" are a common sight in urban and suburban areas with little green space. While the...

Eat Veggies to Build Muscles

Most people think protein is essential to building and maintaining muscles. While protein is a key ingredient, it turns out that vegetables and fruits are just as important. It’s the high level of...

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In the Garden


The Fragrances of Spring

What a glorious spring it's been. For the most part, temperatures have topped out in the 60s and 70s, as opposed to the 80s or higher. Only a few light frosts during April. A few hard rains, but mostly they've been on the gentle side. All this has...
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Shows & Events

Kentucky Herb Festival The 16th Annual Kentucky Herb Festival on May 17th features two workshops by renowned herbalist...

Tool or Gardening Product

Micro Suede Stretch Gloves Certainly, there is a need for different gloves for various garden tasks. Leather gloves are...
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Regional Reminders

  • Tour Gardens
  • Welcome Hummingbirds
  • Plant Main-Season Vegetables
  • Enjoy Asparagus and Strawberries
  • Plant Trees

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