Lower South

May, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Primal Scream

National News

Daylilies are popular plants because they are easy to grow and come in an incredible array of colors, sizes and bloom times. One way to help make a selection from among the many offerings at...

Award Winning Roses

It's never too soon to start planning ahead in the garden. Eager rose lovers will be happy to learn that All-America Rose Selections has already released the names of its two 2011 award winners!...

Landscape to Save Energy

As the cost of energy increases, we are all looking for ways to save. Energy-Wise Landscape Design: A New Approach for your Home and Garden by landscape architect Sue Reed (New Society...

Nurturing Community Gardens

For the many people who want to garden, but don't have a place of their own on which to plant, community gardens are a great solution. If you're interested in starting a community garden in your...

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In the Garden


Contain Your Gardening Enthusiasm

So many plants, so little space! Even though I garden on a sizeable lot, I find that there is just not enough space for all the many wonderful plants I want to grow. Vegetables, flowers, fruit trees, grape vines, shade trees, some lawn for recreational...
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Tool or Gardening Product

Drip Irrigation for Containers As much as I love container gardening, it can get tedious watering a lot of containers every day....

Clever Gardening Technique

Moving Heavy Containers A large gardening container can greatly expand our growing options, allowing for dwarf citrus in...
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Regional Reminders

  • Brighten Shady Areas With Color
  • Shear Flowers for More Blooms
  • Put Spring Bulbs to Bed for Fall
  • Watch For Fruit Rots On Squash
  • Mulch Plants to Beat Weeds and Heat

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