Upper 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


Winter Ennui

No matter how you slice or dice it, and all calendar evidence to the contrary, February is the longest month of the year. It's cold, very cold, to say nothing of gray and bleak. And there's snow, depending upon where you live, from a few inches to a few...
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Rose Sources Looking for a rare or old rose, or any particular rose for that matter? The Combined Rose List...

Favorite or New Plant

Sun Parasol Crimson Mandevilla This may seem an odd time of year to mention Sun Parasol Crimson mandevilla, as it is at its best...
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Regional Reminders

  • Do Some Pruning
  • Start Cool-Season Vegetables
  • Fertilize Houseplants
  • Sharpen Garden Tools
  • Go Shopping

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