Coastal and Tropical 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


Friendly Succulents

Sempervivum is a fascinating family of succulent plants known as "Hen and Chicks." Everyone has seen this hardy, gray-leafed sempervivum, but there are dozens more. The common name comes from the way they propagate. As each plant, or hen, matures, it...
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Shows & Events

Book Signing at Bay Books in Bay St. Louis Named for King Louis IX by explorer John Baptiste d'Iberville, Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, has...

Tool or Gardening Product

Wilt Stop Plant Protector Whether you're cutting sprays of nandina berries, bringing in boxes of cut greens or putting up a...
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Regional Reminders

  • Rocky Pots
  • Poinsettias Indoors
  • Seed Starting
  • Trellises and Arbors
  • Clean Up Perennials

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