Upper 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


Kids, Gardening and Christmas

How many times have you or someone you know said, "If it wasn't for the kids, I wouldn't bother with Christmas?" Yet even if you don't have young children at home, you are still connected to children in any number of ways. Maybe there are grandchildren,...
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Tool or Gardening Product

Corona Hand Pruners When I'm purposefully going out into the garden (as opposed to just wandering out and starting to...

Clever Gardening Technique

Adding Water to a Christmas Tree Stand To make adding water to the Christmas tree stand an easier process once the tree skirt and gifts...
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Regional Reminders

  • Create a Christmas Centerpiece from the Garden
  • Place Poinsettias Wisely
  • Give Amaryllis Some Support
  • Decorate A Tree for the Birds
  • Prolong the Life of Live-Cut Christmas Trees

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