Lower 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


Vegetable Gardening Between Spring and Fall

When summer arrives in the South, the heat drives many gardeners indoors, and as a result, our vegetable garden season often amounts to a spring garden that gives way to the summer heat followed by a fall garden that begins in mid to late summer....
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The Texas Tomato Lover's Handbook First of all forget the word Texas in the title. The Texas Tomato Lover's Handbook by William...

Clever Gardening Technique

Root Tomato Cuttings It will soon be time to plant tomatoes for a fall harvest. If your plants are too far gone to...
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Regional Reminders

  • Check Drip Irrigation
  • Watch for Stink Bugs
  • Mow High In Shady Areas
  • Trim Back Petunias
  • Trade Out Plants in Color Containers

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