Coastal and Tropical South

June, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Super Summer Snapdragon

National News

Spiky plants are always in demand in garden and container plantings for the vertical accent they provide to the rounded form of so many other flowers. A long-blooming annual with a compact,...

The Well-Dressed Salad

Delicious salads, filled with healthful veggies and fruits fresh from the garden, are one of the big motivations for growing your own. But to get the most benefit from all the nutrients home-grown...

Visit an AAS Display Garden

We've written frequently about particular All-America Selection (AAS) winners, plants that have been chosen by independent AAS judges for their superior garden performance across the country. But...

Are Trees Making You Sneeze?

Does it seem that your allergy symptoms are getting worse lately? Changes in the types of trees planted in many landscapes and along many city streets may be part of the problem. Many common...

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In the Garden

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Bridesmaid Vegetables

There are some vegetables that are seriously overlooked, like bridesmaids at a June wedding. Even though they are simple to grow and taste much better when you grow them yourself, we pass them by on the plant rack in favor of garden stars like tomatoes...
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Resources

Favorite or New Plant

Chinese Hat Plant Holmskioldia sanguinea , native to the lower Himalayas and Malaysia, is a stalwart garden plant...

Tool or Gardening Product

Insect Repelling Super Band My quest for an effective insect repellent that does not contain DEET has been going on for some...
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Regional Reminders

  • Root Those Leaves
  • Care for Spotted Leaves
  • Get More Sun
  • Trim Crape Myrtles
  • Keep Tomatoes Happy

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