Coastal and Tropical South

June, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Gorgeous Gryphon Begonia

National News

Plants that were once considered denizens of indoor windowsills are making a break and heading outside. A wide range of tender perennials are shedding their houseplant image and are being offered...

Healthful Maple Syrup

Maple syrup is good for you. This is the kind of nutritional news we need to hear more often! University of Rhode Island researcher Navindra Seeram, who specializes in studying medicinal...

Superior Shastas

Shasta daisies (Leucanthemum x superbum) have long been garden favorites, valued for their cheerful white flowers that bloom for a long period. Besides the classic, yellow-eyed daisy form, there...

New Garden Books from Taunton Press

Two new gardening books from The Taunton Press, the publishers of Fine Gardening magazine, provide plenty of inspiration and good advice for both beginning and seasoned flower and food...

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In the Garden


Awesome Flowers

The natural world puts on an unparalleled show in its shameless efforts to continue its existence. Since success depends on timing, what does it mean when plants bloom out of sync with their pollinators? Seeking Pollen Plants know their reason...
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Web Finds

PS Deluxe Although PS Deluxe is devoted to tutorials and resources for Photo Shop users, which I am...

Favorite or New Plant

Crimson Bottlebrush Few people own a bottle brush anymore, but before disposable baby bottles were invented, everyone...
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Regional Reminders

  • Control Poison Ivy
  • Patrol for Weeds
  • Treat for Fleas
  • Dethatch Lawns
  • Expand the Harvest

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