Middle South

June, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Electric Garden Color

National News

If you'd like to add an electric jolt of color to your shade garden this season, consider the new Infinity® New Guinea impatiens from Proven Winners. 'Electric Cherry' (pictured) sports large,...

Herbal Inspiration

If you're looking for gorgeous photos and lovely watercolor drawings, along with lots of helpful information to inspire your efforts at herb gardening, look no further than the reissued edition of...

Fruits and Veggies May Help Smokers Quit

Are you a smoker who is trying to kick the habit? Upping your consumption of fruits and vegetables may make it easier to quit and remain tobacco-free, according to a new study published in the...

From the Garden to the Grill

The season of barbecues and cookouts is here, and many of us will be enjoying burgers and steaks, chicken and fish hot off the grill. But don't forget to add vegetables and fruits to your grilling...

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In the Garden


Tough Enough Clematis

There aren't many gardeners who haven't succumbed to the charms of clematis, including me. It didn't take me long to learn, however, that some of these flowering climbers are easier to grow in our hot and muggy climate than others. Some of the best...
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Vines and Climbers Dr. Allan Armitage's recent book, Armitage's Vines and Climbers: A Gardeners Guide to the Best...

Shows & Events

Mountains in Bloom Flower Festival The 14th Annual Mountains in Bloom Garden Festival will be held in Highlands, North Carolina, on...
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Regional Reminders

  • Divide Early-Flowering Perennials
  • Watch for Rose Suckers
  • Build a Healthy Lawn
  • Kill Weeds with Sunlight
  • Fend Off Felines

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