Lower 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


Late Summer Rose Care

By late summer the weeks of brutal heat can really take a toll on our roses and other landscape plants. However the good news is that the fall season is on the way and with it comes the second great blooming season for roses. Provide your plants some...
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Web Finds

EarthKind Roses EarthKind Roses , a Texas AgriLife Extension website, provides a list of proven cultivars that...

Favorite or New Plant

Red Bird of Paradise When it comes to hot weather performance and beauty, few plants can match Red Bird of Paradise (...
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Regional Reminders

  • Keep Bedding Plants In Bloom
  • Protect Yourself From Summer Sun
  • Avoid Over Watering Plants
  • Container Plants Need Frequent Watering
  • Protect Plants From Powdery Mildew

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