Lower South

November, 2008
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Gold-Leafed Clematis

National News

European alpine clematis ( Clematis alpina ) features twining foliage that can reach up to 6 feet tall and nodding, bell-shaped flowers. Now there’s a new selection from Holland that boasts...

Propane Powered Grass Trimmer

Many power equipment manufacturers are adapting their products to environmental regulations by making them more fuel efficient and cleaner burning. There is also an increase in the use of...

Chill Plants to Stop Mealybugs

Mealybugs are common garden and houseplant pests. These cottony white bugs attach themselves to leaves and stems and suck plant juices. Their damage can cause leaves to drop and the sticky...

New Use for Dandelions

Gardeners are very familiar with the common dandelion. Many homeowners spend lots of money and time trying to eradicate this weed from their lawns. However, the lowly dandelion may play a role in...

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In the Garden


Plant Propagation the Easy Way

If you are a gardener sooner or later you're going to try your hand at plant propagation. I'm talking about making more plants from those you already have, or perhaps from those of a friend or neighbor. You may have avoided trying to propagate plants in...
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Web Finds

Basic Seed Saving The Basic Seed Saving Web site provides specific seed-saving instructions for 27 common...

Tool or Gardening Product

The Rooter Pot If you've ever tried to do an air layer holding the soil or moss in place as you wrap it with...
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Regional Reminders

  • Tidy Up The Garden Now For Spring
  • Prepare Beds for Late-Winter Rose Planting
  • Put Perennial Flowers to Bed
  • Give Fruit Trees a Fall Clean Up
  • Prepare Power Equipment for Winter Storage

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