Middle South

December, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Solar Eclipse

National News

The next solar eclipse visible from the mainland U.S. won't happen until August 21, 2017. But if you're a gardener you won't have to wait that long. For horticultural, rather than astronomical...

Gardening for Stress Relief

You are never too old to reap the benefits of gardening. A new study had shown that cultivating plants is a great way for the elderly to relieve stress. And these anti-stress benefits are not...

Worried about Walnuts

Black walnuts (Juglans nigra) are stately forest trees that are found throughout the central and eastern parts of the U.S. from western Vermont in the east to northern Florida in the south,...

A Graveyard Mystery

Plants travel the world in a variety of ways. Some making the journey to a new location have the potential to spread invasively, creating big problems in their new homes. That's why Charles...

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In the Garden


Favorite Plants, From My Garden to Yours

Everyone has their favorites: a favorite meal, a best-loved sweater, even a book they read time and again. Gardeners, of course, have favorite plants, and I'm no exception. Now that holiday shopping for loved-ones is behind me, I want to gift my...
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Shows & Events

Greenville Master Gardener Symposium The Greater Greenville Master Gardeners of South Carolina will host their eleventh annual...

Favorite or New Plant

Blue Fescue I'm a big fan of ornamental grasses, but now that I've moved to a shady garden, my space for...
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Regional Reminders

  • Cathch Up on Your Garden Journal
  • Give Cyclamen a Cold Shoulder
  • Enhance Ready-Made Wreaths
  • Discourage Deer
  • Remove English Ivy

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