Middle 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


Irresistible Iris Takes the Chill Out of Winter

Too few Middle South gardeners, including myself, visit garden centers in winter, or purchase plants after the October push to add woody ornamentals, spring-flowering bulbs, and cool-season annuals to our landscapes. As a result, we often miss the...
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Shows & Events

Master Gardener Symposium On February 6, the Greater Greenville (SC) Master Gardeners Association will sponsor "Unearth...


The Garden in Winter One of my very favorite garden books, The Garden in Winter , by Rosemary Verey (Frances Lincoln,...
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Regional Reminders

  • Fork Away Weeds
  • Water Houseplants With Care
  • Add Organic Material to Beds
  • Ready Strawberry Plants
  • Clean Around Camellias

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