Lower South

December, 2011
Regional Report

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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


Gardening the "Back Forty"

I've noticed that garages and closets never seem to have enough space for all the stuff I want to put in them. The same is true for my gardens. Some people have a decent amount of space to plant flowers, vegetables, and herbs on their property, but many...
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Web Finds

Vegetable Gardening in Containers Vegetable Gardening in Containers provides great advice for growing your garden in...

Clever Gardening Technique

Gardening in the Bag You can grow vegetables in the bag that your quality potting mix comes in. Punch a few holes in...
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Regional Reminders

  • Harvest Broccoli
  • Plant Cool Season Greens in Succession
  • Plant Pansies and Violas
  • Mulch Fallow Garden Areas
  • Tend Young Flower Seedlings

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