Lower South

November, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Climate Friendly Gardening

National News

While climate change is a global problem, home gardeners can do their part to avoid contributing to the problem. By following the dictum "Think globally, act locally," gardeners can use...

Broccoli for Healthy Babies

Expectant mothers know that eating a healthy diet while pregnant is important for the development of healthy babies. Now new research indicates that substances in the diets of pregnant mothers...

Glamorous Kale

Ornamental cabbages and kales are some of the most colorful additions to the fall garden. Displaying eye-catching, ruffled textures and vivid shades of pink, purple, red, white and green, these...

Clear the Air with Houseplants

Scientists have known for years that plants can take up common indoor air pollutants, improving the air quality for the occupants of homes and offices while not harming the plants themselves. One...

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In the Garden

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Purchase an Above Ground Garden

When most people think of having a garden, they imagine going out to some spot in the yard and rototilling or spading up the soil to turn the area into a garden. This is the way I've started many gardens. It takes time and lots of work to turn an...
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Resources

Favorite or New Plant

Copper Canyon Daisy Fall bloomers are a welcome addition to my landscape. Copper Canyon Daisy (Tagetes lemmonii) is...

Clever Gardening Technique

Homemade Plant Labels Discarded plastic venetian blinds with the thin 1" slats can be made into great plant labels. Use...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Cool Season Flowers
  • Root Rose Cuttings
  • Looper Alert
  • Store Fall Potatoes and Squashes
  • Gather Fallen Pecans Promptly

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