Middle South

December, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Ample Harvest

National News

Did you count your blessings this Thanksgiving for a table set with a delicious feast? Sadly, not everyone is fortunate enough to be able to enjoy such bounty. As a gardener, one way you can help...

Summer Jewels

Although winter is getting ready to extend its icy grip over much of the country, it's never too early to start dreaming about and planning for next summer's garden! And Salvia 'Summer Jewel...

Wild Ones

If you are interested in native plants and natural landscaping, it's time to go wild! Wild Ones is a not-for-profit environmental and advocacy organization that works to preserve biodiversity...

Climate Conscious Gardening

Thinking global, acting local is a motto that gardeners can follow to do their part to offset the effects of climate change. The Climate Conscious Gardener , part of the acclaimed series of...

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In the Garden


Carve a Measure of Good Cheer

The holidays are upon us, and whatever our faith, many of us celebrate the month of December with long-held family traditions such as decorating our homes with symbols of faith and hospitality, sharing a special meal, and giving gifts. Of the many...
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Shows & Events

Plants for Winter Interest The North Carolina Arboretum in Ashville will offer the training class Plants for Winter...

Favorite or New Plant

Variegated Holly Osmanthus Native to Japan, this osmanthus (O. heterophyllus) is a slow grower that will eventually mature...
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Regional Reminders

  • Give Plants as Holiday Gifts
  • Capture Seeds with Bag-A-Weed
  • Stay Healthy with Herbs
  • Create an Outdoor Space for Relaxing
  • Edge Lawns for Manicured Appearance

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