Middle 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


Make Peace with Mother Nature

Over the years I've heard some crazy notions about gardening, but one outlandish idea that tops the list was uttered by a self-described yard warrior who told me "real men don't mulch their lawn clippings because it's sloppy and can choke the grass."...
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Shows & Events

Mountains in Bloom Garden Festival This summer's Mountains in Bloom Garden Festival in the resort community of Highlands, North...


Replacing Lawn with Food Crops Ideas for reducing lawn space are picking up steam, and in sunny landscapes vegetable gardens are...
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Regional Reminders

  • Wait to Apply Pesticides
  • Welcome Toads
  • Maintain Container Gardens
  • Distract Rabbits
  • Make Flavored Butter

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