Middle South

February, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Roses for Your Valentine

National News

It will be Valentine's Day soon, and what better gift to give a loved one than roses. But instead of spending lots of money on cut flowers that will wither in a week’s time, why not treat your...

Sweet Raisin Cherry Tomato

Cherry tomatoes are a popular summer garden vegetable and a favorite with kids. There are many varieties available, such as 'Sungold' and 'Super Sweet 100', that tout a high sugar content. They...

New Environmentally Friendly Slow-Release Fertilizer

Fertilizers are added to lawns and gardens across the country at alarming rates. While they may be necessary for plant growth, excess fertilizer runs off into streams, rivers, and waterways,...

2010 Garden Trends

It's a new decade and new trends are sprouting up everywhere. Gardening is no exception! Each year, the Garden Media Group polls professionals in the lawn and garden industry to see what they...

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In the Garden

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Take a Shine to Gardens in Glass

Though the holidays are long past, the weather outside is still frightful. This winter, I'm bridging the gap to spring with one of my favorite indoor projects -- a collection of mini gardens made in a variety of clear glass containers. My cupboards...
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Resources

Shows & Events

Gardening Symposium On February 27th, the Georgia Perennial Plant Association and the Atlanta Botanical Garden will...

Favorite or New Plant

Geranium 'Calliope' An interspecific hybrid from Syngenta Flowers, 'Calliope' geranium combines plenty of "wow"...
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Regional Reminders

  • Treat Plants for Scale
  • Force Spring-Blooming Branches
  • Prune Shrubs at the Right Time
  • Groom Lenten Roses
  • Put Up Bluebird House

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