Coastal and Tropical South
National News - From NGA Editors
Vanilla-Scented Verbena Perfumes Your Yard
Verbenas are stars of the late-season annual flower garden. They are great butterfly attractants and provide an airy feel to the garden as their flowers float above the foliage. Now theres a...
Neem May Inhibit Nitrogen-Fixation in Legumes
Neem extract is widely used to ward off a variety of insects, such as Japanese beetles, aphids, and scale, and also diseases such as powdery mildew. Its derived from the seed of a tropical tree...
Gardening Improves Health of Older Adults
Its widely known that regular exercise contributes to the prevention of chronic diseases associated with aging and helps maintain an independent lifestyle. While many seniors find regular...
Faux Coyote Scares Away Birds
From the manufacturer who brought you the scare-eye balloons and faux owls to help ward off unwanted birds comes another faux predator for your yard. The faux coyote is not just a one-dimensional...
In the Garden
Mulch does its job, but there are places in the garden that need more to keep weeds at bay. Nothing is less attractive than a weedy bed, unless it is a weedy walkway. The nicest pathway goes invisible if allowed to sprout whatever grasses and broadleaf...
Read more »
Shows & Events
Frog Listening Network The Tampa Audubon Society keeps activities going all the time, but this Frog Listening Network...
Favorite or New Plant
Chinese Lantern Plant In honor of the Olympics and to illustrate the humor so often associated with plant names, grow...
Read more »
- Fixing Slimy Lawns
- Take Aim Against Grasshoppers
- Provide Triage for Flooded Plants
- Making More Dumb Canes
- Promoting Stocky Fall Seedlings