Upper 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


A Legacy With Wings

For my family, the love of plants and birds has always been inseparable. Anytime we were enjoying one, most likely we were also appreciating the other. We would listen to the pure, clear notes of the wood thrush as we searched out woodland wildflowers,...
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Building Garden Ornaments Getting anxious to get started on this year's garden? While waiting for those first warm days,...

Shows & Events

Eco-Savvy Gardening Symposium A one-day event sponsored by Green Spring Master Gardeners, the 2009 Eco-Savvy Gardening...
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Regional Reminders

  • Dealing with Snow and Ice
  • Check Winter Mulch
  • Caring for Cyclamen
  • Control Houseplant Pests
  • Include These Five Bird Feeders in Your Yard

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