Middle South

January, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Cool Peppers for Cool Climates

National News

Peppers are heat lovers, no doubt about that. They relish a long season of warmth. But gardeners in areas with short growing seasons love peppers, which is why many are always on the lookout for...

Peak Phlox Performance

Garden phlox, when well grown, is one of the glories of the midsummer garden, its large heads of flowers adding color, fragrance, and stature to flower beds as the many early summer blooming...

Project BudBurst

It may still be cold in many parts of the country, but we've turned the corner toward springtime and the days are getting longer. It won't be too much longer before buds are bursting out all over....

Celebrating Urban Birds

Want to learn more about how you can help birds in urban environments, participate as a citizen scientist in the study of these feathered creatures, or simply celebrate their presence amidst all...

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In the Garden


Mild Winter Makes Way for Early Blooms

Many gardeners dread winter, but I'm not one of them. I truly enjoy chilly temperatures and long nights, and even a stretch of gray days every once in a while. Today, however, is sunny and bright. And though the day began cold, the forecast predicts...
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Shows & Events

Davidson Symposium The Roots of Passion: The Inspired Gardener will be offered by Davidson Garden Club and...

Clever Gardening Technique

Waxing Camellia Blooms Many of our mothers and grandmothers knew how to extend the pleasure of camellia blooms by waxing...
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Regional Reminders

  • Recycle Torn Row Covers
  • Give Lemonade a Seasonal Twist
  • Dress Concrete Block Walls
  • Choose a New Lettuce
  • Know Catalog Lingo

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