Middle South

September, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Keeping Cut Flowers Fresh

National News

One of the joys of having a flower garden outdoors is being able to bring some of that beauty indoors. Whether you have a cutting garden from which you can harvest armloads of fresh flowers or...

Frogs and Fungicides

As scientists note a worldwide decline in amphibians, they have come to consider that these animals are perhaps our environment's "canary in the coal mine," giving us early warning of...

Golden "Fire"

Zinnias have long been garden favorites for their bright blossoms and easy culture. But many have one big drawback- susceptibility to fungal diseases. Now gardeners who want a dose of hot color...

All the Dirt on Tomatoes

Tomato season is coming to a close for gardeners in many parts of the country. But until frost hits, it's time to harvest and enjoy fresh tomatoes, and perhaps preserve some of the bounty for...

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In the Garden


Plant It Forward With Legacy Trees

It's been more than three decades since American journalist Bill Vaughan pointed out, "Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, and then names the streets after them," and yet, by and large, the same can be said today. In my area,...
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Shows & Events

Fall Plant Sale at Wing Haven Plan to visit the Fall Plant Sale at Wing Haven Gardens and Bird Sanctuary, October 6th to 9th....

Clever Gardening Technique

Removing Unwelcome Asian Beetles When frosty weather arrives in force, Asian beetles will converge on windows in search of a warm...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant for Colorful Winter & Spring
  • Mulch Trees with Moderation
  • Bring Vacationing Houseplants Inside
  • Gamble on Delphiniums
  • Prepare Roses for Winter

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