Middle South

December, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Poinsettias for Polar Bears

National News

Want to decorate for the holidays and support endangered polar bears at the same time? Look for the 'Eckespoint® Polar Bear' poinsettia. This stunning new white poinsettia, bred by Ecke Ranch,...

Up with Foxgloves

Foxgloves are quintessential cottage garden plants, their tall spires of softly-hued flowers adding a vertical accent to the billowing silhouettes of so many other bloomers in early summer. But on...

Hooray for Holly

It is a Christmas tradition to "deck the halls with boughs of holly," although the custom of using holly as a decoration for winter time festivals and celebrations goes back to the Druids of...

Social Sagebrush and other Curiosities

Most of us don't think of our plants as having a social life. But some new research shows that, while your beans and begonias may not updating their Facebook pages, some plants are aware of who's...

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In the Garden

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Wonders of Winter

Though winter is just around the corner, I've returned home after weeks away to find autumn literally knocking at my door. A shocking number of leaves, blown into drifts against the house and even onto the porch, are testament to the vigor and industry...
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Resources

Shows & Events

Greenville Master Gardener Symposium The Greater Greenville Master Gardeners of South Carolina will host their tenth anniversary...

Favorite or New Plant

Double Take Flowering Quince Proven Winners is bringing an old-fashioned favorite back into fashion with its new Double Take...
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Regional Reminders

  • Care for Christmas Cactus
  • Treat the Birds
  • Add Colorful Berries for Winter Interest
  • Make a Mini Storage Shed
  • Trap Gnats

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