Upper 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


The Season of the Scape

Most gardeners have a seriously frugal streak, and somewhere along the way enterprising gardeners began disregarding the recommendation to remove and discard the flower stalk on their hardneck garlic plants. (The less hardy softneck varieties do not...
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Web Finds

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug If you haven't knowingly met one of these invasive pests already, you probably will sometime...

Tool or Gardening Product

The U Can Watering System If you think all watering cans are the same, then you haven't had to use a poorly designed one...
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Regional Reminders

  • Get More from Roses
  • Give Chard a Chance
  • Win the Battle of the Squash Bug
  • Clean and Fill Birdbaths
  • Protect Yourself from Heat

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