Coastal and Tropical South

January, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Heirloom Green Tomato

National News

Many gardeners grow heirloom tomatoes for their taste, unusual shape, and beauty. With the reintroduction of old-fashioned varieties, you can now grow tomatoes from around the world. Some are as...

Unique, Twisted Houseplant

This time of year it’s good to have easy-care houseplants around. In most parts of the country, winter is in full swing and having a touch of indoor greenery helps brighten any day. While many...

New Colorful Perennial Flower

There’s one word that aptly describes Heucherella ‘Sweet Tea’ flowers: intense. This new perennial features stunning orange, 4-inch-diameter leaves that don’t fade with the summer heat and...

Easy-to-Clean Bird Feeder

Winter is for bird feeding. However, it’s important to keep your feeder clean and disease-free for our feathered friends to enjoy. Bird seed left out in the rain can get moldy and harbor...

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In the Garden

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State of Bees

Every gardener has heard about the plight of honeybees. Too many colonies have been lost worldwide to ignore, even though local populations have been strong in many places. The news about research is interesting to ponder, and suggests steps to take in...
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Resources

Web Finds

Bees Online Al Needham offers a good e-book called All About Honey Bees along with other information for...

Books

Beekeeping Not new, except as a Kindlebook, Beekeeping for Dummies , by Howland Blackiston, can help you...
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Regional Reminders

  • Clear Space
  • Poisonous Plants
  • Plant Now in Southern Coast Region
  • Plant Now in Tropics Region
  • Palm Pointers

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