Middle South

December, 2009
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Compact Magnolias for Early Spring Blooms

National News

Magnolia trees are popular for their flowers, which bloom in late winter or early spring. The trees are majestic and the flowers are colorful, with a unique sweet fragrance. However, many magnolia...

New Ergonomic Kitchen Cutter

It's important to have the right tools when you're working in the kitchen. While sharp knives are great for many jobs, chopping vegetables with a knife can be time-consuming and requires a cutting...

A New Way to Repair Your Dog-Damaged Lawn

Dogs maybe man's best friends, but they certainly aren't friends to your lawn. Dogs urinating on the lawn can cause brown, dead spots. Dedicating a certain area for your dog helps, and watering...

A Clover of a Different Color

White or Ladino clover is usually thought of as a weed in lawns or as a forage crop for animals. However, there are some attractive varieties of white clover gardeners can grow as a ground cover....

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In the Garden


Salute the Season with Creative Containers

Ever heard of a holiday porch pot? How about a festive display in a birdbath? For most, holidays are about tradition, but that's no excuse to be boring. Whether you're celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, or the winter solstice, skip the usual outdoor...
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Shows & Events

Symposium at Callaway Gardens Callaway Gardens will host their 24th Annual Southern Garden Symposium in Pine Mountain, GA,...

Web Finds

Holiday Pineapple Centerpiece Last Thanksgiving was a special holiday for my family -- the first time in months we could spend...
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Regional Reminders

  • Clean and Sharpen Pruning Tools
  • Sprout Vegetable Tops
  • Tend Houseplants
  • Remove English Ivy
  • Protect Roses

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