Coastal and Tropical South

November, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Easier Tulip Planting

National News

Traditional advice says to plant tulips bulbs at a depth three times the height of the bulb -- generally about 6 to 8 inches deep. But new research from Cornell University's Flower Bulb Research...

Recipes for Health

Have you fallen into a meal-time rut when it comes to preparing healthful vegetables and fruits? Find inspiration and delicious recipes in the Recipes for Health section on the New York Times...

The Pick of the Peppers

Chili peppers are great for adding spice to all sorts of dishes. And one with excellent pepper flavor is the 2012 All-America Awards vegetable winner 'Cayennetta.' This mildly spicy pepper...

Green Times

If you are interested in organic and sustainable agriculture, a new, free, on-line publication from Washington State University's College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences may...

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In the Garden


Seek Perennial Perfection

By tending to perennial plants in the fall, you can be sure of more and better performance next year. It is time to plant, dig, divide and rework perennial beds. Plant the Year If there is one complaint gardeners voice about perennial plants, it...
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Favorite or New Plant

Shishi Gashira Sasanqua The stunning contrast of deep green evergreen leaves and bold pink, semi-double flowers with...

Clever Gardening Technique

Plan for Tulips For garden gamblers, tulips are a guilty pleasure we cannot resist. Even if we refrigerate them...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Trees Today
  • Choose Big Pots
  • Get Joy From Amaryllis
  • Move Those Bulbs
  • Stay Saw Safe

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