Coastal and Tropical South

July, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Mildew Resistant Ninebark

National News

Varieties of eastern ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius) , an eastern U.S. native shrub, have become popular landscape plants in recent years, beginning with the development of the cultivar...

All-American Daylilies

Daylilies are popular perennials for their ease of care and the astounding variety of sizes, flower forms, and colors they offer. But selecting the best varieties from among this abundance can be...

Cheyenne Spirit Coneflower

If you just can't make up your mind which of the many colors of coneflowers to grow, grow them all! Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit', just announced as a 2013 All-America Selections (AAS) Flower Award...

Award-Winning Rose

Rose lovers across the country will be excited to learn that All-America Rose Selections® (AARS) has just announced its winner for 2013. Francis Meilland™ (Rosa 'Meitroni') is a tall,...

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In the Garden


Summer Bulbs

Not all flowering bulbs are from Holland or even South Africa, although many of my favorites certainly are. The bulbs of summer hail from places as diverse as Texas and Taiwan. There are bulbs in bloom to enjoy now and others to plant in now for bloom...
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Favorite or New Plant

Merleton You see this wonderful vegetable with many names on the bin beside it at farmers markets and...

Clever Gardening Technique

Make Willow Water Lots of people, especially my rose-growing friends, use willow water as a natural rooting...
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Regional Reminders

  • Use the Rain
  • Fertilize Now
  • Dump Those Saucers
  • Get Greener
  • Move Some Plants

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