Lower 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


Spring Gardening Season Begins

Can you feel it? Something inside you says that gardening season is upon us! Oh sure we garden year round here in the south, but the spring seems to have a special feel, almost like you can see the light at the end of the winter tunnel. After a brief...
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Web Finds

Frosts and Freezes Spring gardening means we begin the gamble against frosts and freezes once again. This Web site...

Clever Gardening Technique

Potato Transplants The common way to plant potatoes is by planting seed pieces directly out into the garden. When...
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Regional Reminders

  • Apply Dormant Oil for Scale Control
  • Plant Woody Ornamentals
  • Have your Soil Tested
  • Fertilize Vegetable Gardens
  • Water Houseplants Sparingly

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