Coastal and Tropical South

June, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Stop the Emerald Ash Borer by Educating Kids

National News

The emerald ash borer (EAB) is an introduced pest that is devastating our native ash trees. First discovered in Michigan less than a decade ago, it has killed tens of millions of trees so far in...

Black Spot Resistant Roses

The Earth-Kind® program was started at Texas A&M University to support environmental landscape stewardship. Part of this program includes research and trials to identify regionally adapted...

Avoid the Top Ten Landscape Mistakes

Good landscaping can add beauty and value to your home grounds and make them easier to care for. Poorly done landscaping not only can cost you a lot of wasted dollars and effort, it can create an...

Archangel Ancient Tree Archive

Ancient specimens of trees are the largest and oldest living things on earth. To help keep these survivors from being irretrievably lost, Archangel Ancient Tree Archive was founded to save the...

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In the Garden


Deepest South Roses

Not every rose bush can make it here, but those that do are easy to grow and the rebloomers among them are showing off now. What does it take for a rose to grow in our regions? Nothing much, except disease resistance plus tolerance for heat and...
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Vertical Gardening You'll be brimming with good ideas for your garden with Garden Up: Smart Vertical Gardening for...

Tool or Gardening Product

Ace Home and Garden Sprayers Every smart gardener needs a pump-up pressure sprayer, and if you use both pesticides and...
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Regional Reminders

  • Extend the Flower Season
  • Grow Big Vines
  • Try Mini-Pumpkins
  • Raise That Mower Blade
  • Pinch Basil

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