Middle 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


A Year of Fragrance

Even without the sight of bodacious hydrangea blooms or the sound of trickling water and birdsong, I could sit on the shady bench in my front yard this morning, take a deep breath, and know I was in a garden. How could I be so sure without benefit of...
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Shows & Events

Water Garden Tour The South Carolina Koi and Water Garden Society will sponsor its 13th annual tour on June 4th and...

Favorite or New Plant

'Mohawk' Viburnum What makes this plant so special? Well, plenty! 'Mohawk' viburnum (Viburnum x burkwoodii) is...
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Regional Reminders

  • Sow Flower Beds with Precision
  • Transplant Thinned Seedlings
  • Prevent Rotting of Wooden Structures
  • Know Your Allies
  • Consider Companion Plants for Roses

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