Coastal and Tropical South

September, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Lemons for Limes

National News

If your garden produced a bounty of vegetables this summer, you may have had more than you and your family could eat at certain times. What to do with all that extra produce? Many of us share with...

Hot Enough for You?

Lots of gardeners across the country would probably answer with a resounding "Yes!" given the extreme heat in many areas this past summer. And the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...

Back to Eden

Back to Eden is a new feature documentary that follows one man's revolutionary approach to organic gardening. "It's all about the covering!" is how Paul Gautschi enthusiastically describes his...

Fall Frost Dates

Gardeners are becoming more and more interested in keeping their gardens as productive as possible into the fall and winter months. Whether growing in the open garden or using season extenders...

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In the Garden


Gardening for Nectar

Gardeners understand well the need to foster pollinators, primarily insects, in our gardens. Choose plants and gardening strategies that will help your garden welcome these most wanted guests by providing the nectar they need. Employ Best Practices...
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Insect Lessons You will never see insects the same way after reading Sex on Six Legs: Lessons on Life, Love and...

Favorite or New Plant

Desert Rose For those who like plants that are easy to grow and those who appreciate oxymoronic plant names,...
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Regional Reminders

  • Know When to Repot
  • Choose Bulbs for Fall Planting
  • Redo Beds and Containers for Continued Color
  • Divide Daisies
  • Plan to Protect Plants

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