Coastal and Tropical South
National News - From NGA Editors
Selecting the Best Roses
Part of the mission of the American Rose Society (ARS) is the evaluation of newly-released roses. After three years of assessment, each rose is assigned a rating that is included in their annually...
Avoiding the Mummy's Curse
Blueberries are a popular fruit for home gardeners. They are generally easy to grow and the berries are delicious and highly nutritious. But sometimes the mature berries shrivel up, turning gray...
Don't Baby Your Basil
Most gardeners know that many perennial herbs such as rosemary, thyme and sage are most flavorful when grown in lean soil without a lot of fertility. But more fertile soil has often been...
Leaf Collection Made Easy
Soon gardeners in many parts of the country will begin that traditional fall chore- raking up leaves. While a few leaves can just be mown over to return organic matter to the soil, large amounts...
In the Garden
We stay wary in our regions in September, the traditional height of the hurricane season. For a sense of constancy, turn to the garden for seasonal charms that defy fear.
This year alone, perennials have been frozen with sleet and even...
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Florida-friendly gardening Whether it's a new bed that needs a full complement of native shrubs or a single replacement,...
Favorite or New Plant
Lemongrass Cymbogopon ciatrus or lemongrass is an essential to Thai, Vietnamese and Malaysian cuisine. Its...
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- Tree changes
- Rake and mulch
- Weak trees and shrubs
- Hibiscus maintenance
- Salad strategy