Upper 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


What Are Your Garden Resolutions?

As naturally flawed human beings, we are notorious for keeping to New Year's resolutions for only, on the average, about six weeks. Which, for gardeners, doesn't even get us to spring. For most of us living a four-season climate, winter is a wonderful...
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Growing and Cooking Vegetables For those keeping score, yes, I've recommended this book before, but I think it deserves another...

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Bird Seed Dispensers Feeding the wild birds is one of the most joyful things I do. Consequently, I usually buy bird...
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Regional Reminders

  • Give Evergreens the Brush Off
  • Brighten Dark Days with Houseplants
  • Inventory Seeds and Supplies
  • Read About New Plants
  • Plan and Prepare for Major Projects

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