Middle South

October, 2010
Regional Report

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Recipes for Healthy Kids

National News

Did you come up with some delicious new ways to use the produce from your garden this year? Did you hit on ways to serve garden-fresh veggies that your kids gobbled down? Are you interested in...

A Kaleidoscope of Color

Flowers add to the beauty of the garden, but for season-long excitement, nothing beats plants with colorful foliage. And few are as colorful for as long as the new 'Kaleidescope' abelia from Plant...

Sweet Bittersweet

With its abundant berries in autumnal shades, bittersweet vine has long been a favorite for fall decorating. Unfortunately the popular Oriental bittersweet ( Celastrus orbiculatus ) is a rampantly...

Managing Soil Pathogens with Mustard

No, we're not talking about raiding the condiments cupboard for some Grey Poupon! But research done at Cornell University has demonstrated that mustard plants, as well as other related brassicas...

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In the Garden


Winter Hazel Earns Its Keep

Hopefully, everyone in the Middle South knows that autumn and the early days of winter are a terrific time to add new trees and shrubs to the garden. With that point settled, and shovel at the ready, it's only a matter of choosing what to plant....
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Web Finds

Pollinator Partnership Whether your garden is large or small, you can increase the numbers of pollinators in your area...

Favorite or New Plant

Maypop Though we had another hot and dry summer, the native but exotic-looking maypop ( Passiflora...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Evergreens
  • Grow Parsley From Seed
  • Dry Flowers
  • Pick the Best Pumpkin
  • Prep Soil

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