Middle 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


Celebrate the Season

After months of hiding indoors from summer's extreme weather, Mother Nature has tempted me back outside with a week of cool temperatures and bright blue skies. This morning, I greeted the day with a cup of coffee and a leisurely stroll through the...
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Shows & Events

True Nature Country Fair The Organic Growers School will sponsor its third annual "True Nature Country Fair," on September...

Web Finds

Monarch Watch Keep track of the current migration of monarchs and learn more about these butterflies at...
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Regional Reminders

  • Wait to Plant Bulbs
  • Remove Bagworms
  • Sow Parsley
  • Add Fall-Blooming Plants
  • Take a Soil Test

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