Middle South

January, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Blanket the Garden with Color

National News

When it comes to a long bloom period in the perennial garden, few plants can top blanket flowers. Their bright, daisy-like flowers just keep coming and coming. All they ask for is plenty of...

Walnut Worries

First it was chestnut blight and Dutch elm disease, then dogwood anthracnose, the Asian longhorned beetle and the emerald ash borer. It seems as if some new threat to our trees is always on the...

Pick Some Pots of Pumpkins

Want to get a head start on your pumpkin patch this spring? The Natural Gardening Company can help with its potted seedlings available by mail-order. New for 2011 is a unique assortment of pumpkin...

One Sweet Sweet Pea

Sweet peas are long-time garden favorites for their beautiful, fragrant blossoms. Old fashioned varieties of these annuals are tall climbers, needing a bamboo tepee, trellis or other support to...

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In the Garden


New Hope for Mahonia

One of the things I like best about my new home is the outstanding views from the kitchen and the connection they provide to the surrounding countryside and the wildlife that live there. From the back window I can see a long stretch of the Reedy River,...
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Shows & Events

Outdoor Living Extravaganza Proven Winners will host an Outdoor Living Extravaganza at the Atlanta History Center in Atlanta,...

Favorite or New Plant

Red-Osier Dogwood Add color to the winter landscape with 'Arctic Fire,' a dwarf form of Cornus stolonifera from...
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Regional Reminders

  • Add a Handy Hook
  • Keep Containers Upright
  • Revive Shrubs with Radical Pruning
  • Get Tidy with Trenched Beds
  • Visit a Public Garden with a Friend

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