Coastal and Tropical South

December, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

A Starring Role for Arkansas Bluestar

National News

If you're looking for an easy care addition to the flower garden with lots of interest as the seasons change, look no further than the Perennial Plant Association's 2011 Perennial Plant of the...

Midwinter Fire

Snow now blankets many parts of the country and winter's cold has spread a palette of browns and grays over much of the landscape. But with some thoughtful plantings, you can still have spots of...

Garden Jewels

While visiting hummingbirds may only be the stuff of summer memories at this time of year, it's not too soon to begin thinking of ways to attract these tiny beauties to our gardens when warm...

Grow Biointensively

Ecology Action is a non-profit organization whose mission is teach people around the world to better feed themselves by growing their own food while building the soil and conserving resources at...

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In the Garden


Gardening from Backyard to Beach

The song asks, "What're you doin' New Year's Eve?" Gardeners in our regions have lots to do! Adding New Hardscape While the weather seems harder than ever to predict lately, January is supposed to be one of our drier months. It's the time for...
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Web Finds

Homemade Soil Test Kit Garden Guides: Make a Soil Test Kit reminds me of science experiments I did in 8th grade,...

Favorite or New Plant

Dill Essential to pickles and much more, dill is easy to grow in well-drained soils. It often reseeds...
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Regional Reminders

  • Tool Maintenance
  • Oil Sprays
  • Prune Pyracantha
  • Winter Vegetables
  • Indoor Starts

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