Coastal and Tropical South

October, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

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


Clean It Up

Not wanting to be a nag, I'll ask politely: Please clean up your garden! There's no better time than now to do it for the health and safety of the garden, and the gardener. Storm safety Serious outdoor safety issues present themselves in the...
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Web Finds

National Drought Overview Brought to you by the NOAA Satellite and Information Service and the National Climatic Data...

Clever Gardening Technique

Double planting Gardeners get so excited about planting a new season of veggies, they sometimes go overboard in...
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Regional Reminders

  • Cabbageworms
  • Daffodil days
  • How to groom
  • Strawberry beds
  • Camellia care

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