Middle South

July, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Plant Compounds that Fight Cancer

National News

We all know that eating lots of fruits and vegetables is good for our health. But research being conducted at the USDA Agricultural Research Service's Western Human Nutrition Research Center in...

Be Kind to the Earth with Earth-Kind Landscaping

Earth-Kind® Landscaping is a system developed by Aggie Horticulture®, part of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, as a way to help gardeners create attractive landscapes that are kind to Mother...

Long Lasting Deer and Rabbit Repellent

Deer and rabbits are some of the hardest garden pests to deal with. They are voracious, will happily chomp on all kinds of plants and are tough to exclude from garden areas. There are a number of...

Sharing Garden Inspiration

Do you love to share garden pictures and information? Want to hook up with gardeners around the globe? Check out the website www.YourGardenShow.com , an interactive experience for all levels of...

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In the Garden


Partner Plants with Aplomb

Ever heard the description "a marriage made in heaven"? How about "oil and water don't mix"? With plants, as with life, some combos work and some don't. Successful plant partnerships juxtapose visual elements- primarily color, size, form, and...
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Web Finds

NGA Youth Garden Grants The National Gardening Association works with sponsoring companies and organizations to provide...

Tool or Gardening Product

CowPots Most garden plants are grown and sold in plastic pots, a non-biodegradable product made from...
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Regional Reminders

  • Tolerate Worthwhile Weeds
  • Encourage Lightning Bugs
  • Go Gray for Color Harmony
  • Harvest Early for Preemie Vegetables
  • Be Alert for Azalea Lace Bugs

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