Middle South

April, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Gardening For the Cure

National News

Smooth leaf hydrangeas ( Hydrangea arborescens ) are adaptable native shrubs that flourish in many parts of the country. And breeders have given us a host of beautiful cultivars to choose from....

A Dangerous Book

Be forewarned. The minute you open The Gardener's Color Palette , you can kiss your savings account goodbye. Because once you get a look at the stunning photographs of flowers by Clive Nichols...

Karmic Justice?

Anyone who gardens in the eastern U.S. is familiar with the Japanese beetle, that voracious consumer of just about anything green in the garden. It is one of the most destructive pests east of the...

A Helenium of a Different Color

Helenium, also known as sneezeweed, has long been a favorite for adding color to the late season garden. The daisy-like flowers with raised centers bloom in autumnal shades of orange, red, russet...

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In the Garden


Conjure Flights of Fancy With Wee Gardens

You don't have to believe in fairies to create a tiny landscape contained in a pot or trough, but it doesn't hurt. Those who revel in the adventures of Tinkerbell, Frodo Baggins or Harry Potter will certainly delight in the charms of a fanciful...
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Shows & Events

Wing Haven's Annual Garden Tour Mark your calendar for the Gardeners' Garden Tour sponsored by Wing Haven Gardens and Bird...

Web Finds

Allergen Alert Web Site For a daily update on your city or town's pollen level and its main contributors, visit Allergy...
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Regional Reminders

  • Coax Easter Lilies to Bloom Again
  • Try Trench Composting
  • Keep Wooden Plank Within Reach
  • Pick the Right Hose
  • Eat Your Weeds

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