Lower 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

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Add Flavor to Cool-Season Salads

Why is it that most restaurant salads consist of iceberg lettuce and tomato wedges with perhaps a little spinach and cucumber slices, or some red cabbage tossed in for color? Likewise many gardeners limit their salad gardening to lettuce each season....
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Resources

Web Finds

Seedling Photos Have you ever stared at a tiny seedling in your garden wondering if it was from a seed you...

Favorite or New Plant

Sorrel Sorrel grows very well in the southern garden. My spring plants even survived this hottest,...
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Regional Reminders

  • Evaluate Your Southern Landscape In Late Summer
  • Build Better Beds
  • Fertilize Roses to Maintain Good Health
  • Plant Cole Crops
  • Prepare Soil for Wildflower Planting

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