Upper 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


A Season's Worth of Gratitude

Are you a glass-half-full or glass-half-empty person? Do you see what you've accomplished or what still needs to be done? Are you proud of how your garden looks this year or do you keep making apologies? Recently, I saw an interview on television about...
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Favorite or New Plant

Autumn Blaze Maple Near my home is a silver maple (Acer saccharinum) that my mother planted in 1943. Once a...

Tool or Gardening Product

Waterproof Gloves Oh, how idyllic it would be to think that all garden chores are done by the time temperatures...
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Regional Reminders

  • Prepare for a Living Christmas Tree
  • Protect Fruit Trees
  • Mow, Rake, Compost
  • Be Inventive with Kale
  • Start Paperwhite Narcissus

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