Middle South

June, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Exploring Private Gardens

National News

What's more enjoyable than spending a day wandering through the lovingly-tended landscape of a dedicated gardener? Thanks to The Garden Conservancy's Open Days program, now in its fifteenth year,...

Let Us Grow Lettuce Well

Nothing is better at the end of a hot summer day than keeping the stove turned off and tossing together a fresh salad for dinner. But nothing is more frustrating than heading out to the garden to...

New Organic Production Guides

Cornell University Cooperative Extension and the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program have recently released nine new organic production guides for farmers. These new guides provide...

Choose the Best Coneflowers

Coneflowers ( Echinacea spp. ) are long-time garden favorites, adding easy-care color to the garden in mid to late summer. Recent efforts by plant breeders have added an array of choices of...

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In the Garden

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What NOT to Plant

Recently, I stopped by a garden center for a bag of lime. When I arrived home, I did, indeed, have a bag of lime. I also had another carload of plants. I just can't seem to help myself. Even before I get out of the car I'm looking at what other...
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Resources

Shows & Events

South Carolina Festival of Flowers June 25 to 27 is the main event weekend of the South Carolina Festival of Flowers in Greenwood....

Tool or Gardening Product

Dramm Watering Tools With hot weather just around the corner, it's time to make a plan for summer irrigation. I love...
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Regional Reminders

  • Give Houseplants a Vacation
  • Care for Culinary Herbs
  • Pinch Rhododendrons
  • Divide Underperforming Daffodils
  • Improve Crop Yeilds

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