Coastal and Tropical South

December, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Something New Under the Sun

National News

Coleus is great for adding bold, season-long color to garden beds and containers. And now you can get double the color in one easy "seed." Part of the Fuseables® line from Harris Seed, the new...

Arsenic and Old... Apple Juice?

Well, it's not old ladies spiking their homemade elderberry wine with arsenic, as they do in the classic play Arsenic and Old Lace, but it may be even more sinister. According to a new report...

Occupy Green/Red Chile

If you missed the opportunity to rally with protesters over corporate greed and economic inequality in the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations, here's your chance to join a new movement. Only this...

Black Olive

It may sound like an addition to the appetizer tray, but this 2012 All-America Selections winner is a pepper, and an outstanding ornamental one at that. Although its fiery hot fruits are edible,...

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In the Garden


Garden Resolutions for 2012

There is something about New Year's resolutions that drives people to make and then break them. A better path might be to forgive ourselves for the slips and keep working towards our gardening goals all year. Mark Your Calendar Important chores...
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The Heirloom Life Gardener Jere and Emilee Gettle of The Baker Creek Seed Company have written a new book that puts the...

Tool or Gardening Product

WormWise Vermicompost Earthworm castings have long been collected by farmers and gardeners and their benefits to soil...
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Regional Reminders

  • Reuse Trees and Greens
  • Stop Yellow Parsley
  • Cut Down the Brown
  • Prevent Transplant Shock
  • Get Ants Out

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