Lower South

October, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Sunshine Daydream

National News

Like many gardeners these days, rose gardeners are often interested in caring for their favorite plants with as few pesticides as possible. So it is encouraging to see that Sunshine...

A Better Burning Bush?

Burning bush, Euonymus alatus , has become a popular landscape plant in many parts of the country, especially valued for its easy care and vivid red fall color. Unfortunately, it is also a...

Good Golly, Miss Molly!

Who doesn't love seeing the bright colors of butterflies flitting through the garden? And there are few plants that are better at attracting these visitors than buddleia or butterfly bush. Its...

Climate Resources for Gardeners

The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network, or CoCoRaHS, is a non-profit, community-based network of volunteers who work together to measure and map precipitation of all kinds, with...

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In the Garden


Catch Spring Fever in the Fall

Gardening fever is a common ailment of spring. Something deep within us beckons us outdoors to dig in the soil and plant things. While spring is certainly a wonderful gardening season, veteran gardeners can tell you that there is no season like fall...
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Plant Propagation A very reader friendly and informative resource for gardeners wanting to learn more about...

Clever Gardening Technique

Grow Mesclun Greens Separately Mesclun greens are combinations of different greens usually sown and harvested together to create...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Cool Season Flowers
  • Plant Cole Crops
  • Plant Bulbs
  • Plant Next Spring's Blooms Now
  • Lawn Rescue

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