Upper 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


The Gardener's Natural Christmas

Personally, I wish Christmas came in February, just when I need a little cheering during those dark, dreary days. December always seems way too early, as I'm just recovering from all the work in the garden. Be that as it may, the odds are good that...
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Edible Landscaping Purists may say that an old-fashioned vegetable garden with neat, well-hoed rows has its own...

Favorite or New Plant

Weeping Alaska Cedar As the garden changes from green and lush to brown and bare, we become acutely aware of how...
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Regional Reminders

  • Take Garden Notes
  • Remove the Last of the Leaves
  • Enjoy the Fall Vegetables
  • Finish Putting Pots, Hoses, and Other Garden Items Away
  • Prepare for a Living Christmas Tree

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