Coastal and Tropical South

June, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Punch up your Garden with Blackberry Punch

National News

Looking to add some drama to your container plantings and hanging baskets this summer? Add excitement with the smoldering colors of Superbells® Blackberry Punch calibrachoa from Proven...

Find Out Where to Pick-Your-Own

Even if you don't have the space or time to grow all your fruits and vegetables yourself, you can still have the satisfaction of harvesting fresh, local produce yourself at a pick-your-own...

Be Water-wise with a Rain Barrel

Environmentally conscious gardeners -- not to mention thrifty ones -- look for ways to keep from wasting water while minimizing run-off and the pollution and erosion problems it can create. Using...

Top Gardening Books

Every year the American Horticultural Society, whose mission blends education, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship with the art and science of horticulture, presents its annual...

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In the Garden


Container Gardening

The more I garden, the more I love container growing. That is because potted plants of every sort will keep on growing regardless of what the weather decides to do. Why Pots Make Sense The overall trend in the past decade has been towards warmer...
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Favorite or New Plant

Annual Red Verbena Some plants do much better in containers, especially annuals like verbena that do not have much...

Tool or Gardening Product

Miracle-Gro Kids Terrarium Here is a clever way to introduce gardening to children that can work well for new gardeners of...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant These Now
  • Summer Irrigation Tips
  • Fertilize Palm Trees
  • Choose the Right Mowing Heights
  • Prune in Summer

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