Upper 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


Basil - The King of Summer

Oh, certainly, summer is luxuriant with a whole host of herbs flourishing in the heat, but it is only basil that would make us feel bereft were it not available. Who can imagine thick, juicy slices of tomato without basil? Or a quick summer lunch of...
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Web Finds

Bat Conservation International Bats are unsung heroes and unjustly vilified. To learn more about their importance to the balance...

Favorite or New Plant

Magic Lily Whether you call them magic lilies, naked ladies, or surprise lilies, Lycoris squamigera...
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Regional Reminders

  • Make Berry Vinegar
  • Plant Fall Crops
  • Monitor for Pests
  • Water As Necessary
  • Share Produce

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