Lower 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

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Fall Vegetable Garden Rehabilitation

I know a guy who got busy this summer, grew very tired of the hot, dry weather and kinda let his vegetable garden fry and die in the late summer heat. What remained were some brave pepper and okra plants, and lots of weeds. It was a mess. Obviously the...
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Resources

Web Finds

Low Cost Winter Plant Protection Structure Fall is on the way and freezing weather will soon follow. The web page Low Investment...

Favorite or New Plant

Rosemary 'Gorizia' I like rosemary, but I have to tell you I love this one. 'Gorizia' is a very upright cultivar,...
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Regional Reminders

  • Start Cuttings to Overwinter Tender Plants
  • Divide Summer Blooming Perennials
  • Control Fire Ants
  • Control Perennial Weeds Now
  • Prepare Soil for Wildflower Planting

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