Middle South

January, 2009
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Something Old and Something New in Tomatoes

National News

It’s the New Year. With the staggering economy, many people are looking to grow more of their own vegetables this year. With that in mind, I thought to highlight some of the best new varieties of...

Two Tough Greens

There’s nothing like fresh greens from the garden in spring. Two of the stars in the early spring greens garden are arugula and kale. They are tough, cold tolerate, tasty, and nutritious. Here are...

Not So Hot Pepper

Lovers of spicy foods know that any dish with habanero peppers in it will knock your socks off. Considered one of the hottest pepper types, habaneros must be used with caution when handling and...

Two New Cabbages

Cabbages may not be the type of vegetable that gets people excited, but these two new varieties have some great advantages that might inspire you grow them. ‘Icy Fingers’ cabbage is one of...

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In the Garden


Keep the Flutter in the Garden

Dashing outside this January morning, barefoot and pajama-clad to check the rain gauge, I noticed the garden was full of birds. From the look of things, the night's heavy rain (a full inch for my drought-plagued garden) and the morning's mild...
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Shows & Events

Southeastern Flower Show Visit the Southeastern Flower Show, "Passion," to be held in Atlanta at the Cobb Galleria,...

Tool or Gardening Product

Battery-Powered Tools New favorite tools include a line of battery-powered Remington tools that help eliminate the air...
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Regional Reminders

  • Maintain Cutting Tools
  • Monitor Indoor Plants
  • Check Seed Box
  • Review Books and Periodicals
  • Evaluate the Garden's Shortcomings

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