Upper 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


An Abundance of Evergreens

When I was a child we had very little money, but my memories of Christmas are of abundance. Not because my parents went into debt buying toys, but rather that our home was filled with the joy of the season, to say nothing of lots of cookies and free...
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Web Finds

Christmas Trees and More Wanting to explain the history of the Christmas tree to your children or grandchildren? Wondering...

Clever Gardening Technique

Decorating Window Boxes and Planters Window boxes and planters that are left outdoors year-round can look woebegone once the summer's...
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Regional Reminders

  • Look For Christmas Presents at Garden Centers
  • Store Tools, Equipment, and Supplies for the Winter
  • Feed Pumpkins to the Critters
  • Clean Bird Feeders
  • Apply Anti-Dessicant Sprays

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