Upper 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


Houseplants: Winter's Antidote

Leaves are falling, the last tomatoes are ripening on the windowsill, and long johns are coming out of storage. I enjoy that there are four distinct seasons where I live, and the respite from outdoor chores is welcome at a certain level. Still, the need...
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Favorite or New Plant

Oakleaf Hydrangea Among the most handsome of garden shrubs, oakleaf hydrangea, Hydrangea quercifolia, provides...

Clever Gardening Technique

Garden Notebook Yes, there is generic database software that can be adapted to garden records as well as database...
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Regional Reminders

  • Enjoy Bok Choy
  • Transplant Trees and Shrubs
  • Plant Garlic and Shallots
  • Weed, Trim, and Clean
  • Get Amaryllis Ready

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