Upper South

October, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Combining Bulbs and Perennials

National News

Bulb planting season is upon us. As you get ready to tuck tulips, daffodils and other spring flowering bulbs into the garden, do you find yourself puzzling over which perennials to combine with...

Gardening for Hard Times

Gardening can be a way to connect with nature, enjoy delicious produce for much less than you'd pay at the market or experiment with heirloom varieties or the latest cutting-edge hybrids. But...

Beetle-Resistant Viburnums

For years, viburnums were an excellent choice for gardeners in many parts of the U.S. looking for an attractive, trouble-free shrub to add to their landscapes. With showy flowers, ornamental...

Just the Plant Facts

Want to see a picture of what might be feeding on your apple trees? Or maybe it's time to winterize your roses- how about a watching a video to learn how? Perhaps you're looking for seasonal...

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In the Garden


The Last Kitchen Hurrah

With one season in the rear-view mirror and another in fine fettle, our kitchens are filled with the bounty of both seasons. Depending on how your garden dealt with the prolonged heat, there may still be the tomatoes, okra, beets and beans of summer,...
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Web Finds

Bulbs For basic information about both spring- and summer-flowering bulbs, answers to frequently asked...

Favorite or New Plant

Beautyberry For brightening up the fall garden, few plants can compare to the beautyberry with it's brilliant...
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Regional Reminders

  • Dig Dahlias
  • Consider Bulbs for Wet Areas
  • Plan for Rhubarb and Asparagus
  • Make a Fall Bouquet
  • Spare Some Perennials

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