Middle South

May, 2009
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Web Site for Sharing Produce

National News

Many gardeners are growing vegetables and fruits this year and often they end up planting too much of any one item. So what happens to the produce if you have extra zucchini, a bumper crop of...

Boxwood Basil

For those that love to grow edibles but also have a formal look to your garden, here's a new basil that with fulfill your culinary and classical design needs. 'Boxwood Basil' looks like a...

A New Teeny Coreopsis

Coreopsis or tickseed plants are easy-to-grow perennials that produce abundant blooms over a long season. Varieties are available in a range of flower colors, including yellow, pink, white, and...

Premium Knee Pads

It's prime gardening season and for many gardeners, the physical labor takes a toll on their bodies. Luckily there are new products on the market that can help prevent the aches and pains that...

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In the Garden


Crinum No More With These Lush Lilies

If you're a champ at killing plants (and what gardener isn't?), stop boohooing and get to know the lush and lovely crinum lily, better known to some as "the plant that never dies." In fact, the Southern Living Garden Book confidently says crinums...
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Shows & Events

Garden Jubilee Festival in Hendersonville, North Carolina Downtown Hendersonville, North Carolina, will host its 16th Annual Garden Jubilee Festival on...

Favorite or New Plant

Sunny Knock Out Rose I've long been a fan of the continuously blooming, self-cleaning, and disease-resistant Knock Out...
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Regional Reminders

  • Divide Daffodils
  • Prune Spring-Flowering Shrubs
  • Transplant Annual Flowers
  • Move Houseplants Outside
  • Plant for Hummingbirds

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