Upper South

January, 2009
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Award-Winning Squash and Viola

National News

The All America Selections (AAS) committee has been awarding new, high-performing vegetables and annual flowers their prestigious award for more than 75 years. These varieties are trialed across...

Bag That Compost

Composting has many benefits, including enlivening soil, reducing food waste, and reducing the amount of organic matter going to the local landfills. However, many gardeners find composting a...

New Gold-Red Lenten Rose

Hellebores or lenten roses are one of the first perennials to flower in spring. These shade-lovers make an excellent groundcover under large deciduous trees and grow well in moist soil, too....

Food Pairings: Making a Good Match

When making a meal from scratch, it’s often frustrating to be missing a few ingredients. Another frustration is wondering what dish will compliment a favorite vegetable or other food. If you’re...

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In the Garden

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Winter's Charms

Let's make one thing perfectly clear: winter is not my favorite season. It's cold and there is ice and snow. Yet I find myself enjoying it for a variety of reasons. For one thing, it is the interlude when I'm not totally wracked with guilt for not...
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Resources

Web Finds

OrchidWeb The Web site of The American Orchid Society offers an online introduction to the art and...

Books

Orchids General and Specific For beginning orchid growers, the revision of the time-tested Ortho's All About Orchids by...
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Regional Reminders

  • Recognizing Winter Burn
  • Eradicate Chickweed
  • Get Soil Tested
  • Grow Freesias
  • Clean and Organize

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