Coastal and Tropical South

September, 2009
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

First Zero Turn Electric Riding Mower

National News

With the interest in reducing pollution and lowering our carbon foot prints, electric mowers have been gaining in popularity. Electric mowers emit less pollution, are quieter, and, with new...

New Web Site for Gardeners with Physical Limitations

Gardeners with physical limitations often have to struggle to construct gardens they can easily tend. While there are many Web sites with information to help these gardeners, this new site brings...

World’s Favorite Rose Award

Roses are not just the most popular flower in the U.S., they are the most popular flower in the world. The World Federation of Rose Societies is a group of rose societies from 41 different...

Beet Juice Increases Stamina

Interested is having longer, less tiring workouts, being able to hike further, and generally have more stamina? Drink beet juice. Researchers at the University of Exeter in England studied 8 men...

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In the Garden


What Happened to my Plant?

When you're standing at the nursery, new plants in hand, no one tells you what might go wrong. Here are some signs to watch for, whatever you're growing. Too Much There are several situations where plants get more of something they need and the...
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Web Finds

Ginger Lily Gardening I can't vouch for the plants offered on this site, but the information at Ginger Lily Gardening...

Favorite or New Plant

Crossandra Too few people grow this plant! Related to other regional favorites, Mexican petunia and yellow...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant a Loquat
  • Passion Vine Harvest
  • Neaten Shrubs
  • Tropics Vegetables
  • Container Vegetables

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