Middle South

December, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Tomatoes for Small Spaces

National News

More and more gardeners are producing crops of tasty, nutritious fresh vegetables in containers. Whether on a balcony in an urban setting, taking advantage of a sunny driveway in a shady suburban...

Power up Garlic's Pungency

Garlic's pungent odor may be great for warding off vampires, but it is also an indication of its healthfulness. Allicin is one of the main sulfur compounds in garlic that is responsible not only...

Tools for Women

One size fits all may be fine for some things, but not when it comes to garden tools. According to Ann Adams, co-founder of Green Heron Tools, most garden and agricultural tools were designed with...

Ecological Pest Management Made Easy

Want to know what biorational controls to use to deal with codling moths in your apples? How about under what trade names the microbial pesticide Bt is sold? Wondering if a pesticide is OMRI...

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In the Garden

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Keep Hedges From Running Amok

Ever seen a garden hedge that has run amok and thought, "What in the world were they thinking?" In my neck of the woods, it's usually Leyland Cypress (x Cupressocyparis leylandii) , planted as privacy screen, that is the culprit. When young, the...
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Resources

Books

The Brother Gardeners (History & Horticulture) If you like history as well as horticulture, run, don't walk to the nearest bookstore for The...

Tool or Gardening Product

Tree Tanglefoot Insect Barrier The Tree Tanglefoot Insect Barrier is a non-drying, weather-proof compound that forms a sticky...
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Regional Reminders

  • Hasten Compost
  • Continue Planting
  • Update Your Garden Journal
  • Protect Arms
  • Grow Vegetable Tops

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