Coastal and Tropical South

December, 2008
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Award-Winning Christmas Melon

National News

It’s only December, but the new varieties for 2009 are already rolling in. Mailboxes and e-mail inboxes are being inundated with seed catalogs filled with new varieties. One that caught my eye is...

Community Gardens Add Value to Inner City Homes

Community gardens not only provide healthy food, exercise, and green spaces for city residents, they also revitalize neighborhoods and increase home values. Researchers from the American Real...

New Biopesticide Controls Tomato Blight and Mildew

Home gardeners are always looking for the best and safest way to control disease in their gardens. Recently there has been great interest in using naturally occurring microorganisms to combat...

Garden Gloves for Animal Lovers

Garden gloves are an essential item for anyone working in the yard. Plus, they make affordable and much-appreciated holiday gifts. While there are many types of gloves on the market, for those...

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In the Garden


Pots of Passion

Come out of the shadows and stop apologizing! Container gardens are real gardens, no matter what some say. But if you want to know more about your growing collection of pots, read on. Dirt Issues Everyone (except a few people with perfect native...
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Web Finds

Georgia Butterflies The Georgia Butterflies site is actually the home of a photo gallery of what are called the...

Clever Gardening Technique

Unromantic Rebar The reinforcing bars made to strengthen concrete are steel with raised patterns and are available...
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Regional Reminders

  • Nematode Nemesis
  • Lost Nutrients
  • Cold Wraps
  • Poinsettia Care
  • Potted Christmas Trees

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