Upper 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


Give Theme Gardens a Try

Do you ever come home from the garden center with a car full of plants, bought because they were beautiful and/or interesting? Then you wondered where to put them in your garden? One solution to this dilemma is to have gardens centered around one or...
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Favorite or New Plant

Hayes Starburst Hydrangea Native to much of the eastern half of the United States and into several states west of the...

Clever Gardening Technique

Recycle Cardboard for a New Shrub Bed When creating a new trees and shrub border, I mow or string trim the grass as short as possible....
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Regional Reminders

  • Don't Be Afraid to Trim Plants
  • Dive Into Berries
  • Get Ready for Fall Vegetable Garden
  • Learn When to Harvest
  • Visit Daylily Shows and Tours

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