Upper South

July, 2008
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Variegated Tapioca

National News

Tropical foliage plants continue to be popular, and a new ornamental selection of the tropical food plant tapioca promises to shine in any landscape. The variegated tapioca ( Manihot esculenta...

Simple Way to Reduce Peach Brown Rot

Brown rot fungal disease can adversely affect the health of peach trees and fruits. To reduce the need for spraying to control this disease, researchers in France tried changing some common...

New Deer-Control Product

Deer browsing on shrubs, trees, flowers, and vegetables is a big problem throughout the country. Some gardeners fence out the deer, others try various taste and smell deterrents. Here’s another...

World’s Largest Daphne

Daphnes are known for their attractive foliage and sweetly scented, white flowers. Most selections are small shrubs with densely packed leaves that grow well in a perennial flower border. But...

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In the Garden


Red, White, and Blue, Plus Yellow and Purple, Too

Apple pie may be considered All-American, but what would life be like without French fries, potato chips, potato salad, baked potatoes, roasted potatoes, potatoes au gratin, potato soup ... well, you get the picture. Potatoes may have taken a hit in...
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Web Finds

New Fiskars Tools For me and my gardening needs, no other brand of gardening tools can match those produced by...

Favorite or New Plant

Honeysuckle Graham Thomas Nothing is more magical on a summer evening than the incredible scent of honeysuckle wafting on...
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Regional Reminders

  • Harvest Regularly
  • Rejuvenate Annuals
  • Plan for Fall Harvest
  • Gather Bouquets
  • Enjoy Summer Berries

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