Upper 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


Basil -- King of Summer

Although other herbs flourish in summer's heat, basil is the one that seems synonymous with summer, most likely because the combination of basil and tomatoes is so fortuitous. And what person doesn't long for summer's sun-ripened tomatoes? We may also...
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Web Finds

Landscape for Life How each one of us individually carries out the process called gardening cumulatively affects our...

Clever Gardening Technique

Avoid Bitter Eggplant Eggplants are an essential part of ratatouille and baba ganoush, plus a number of other dishes,...
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Regional Reminders

  • Buy Spring-Blooming Bulbs
  • Store Leftover Seeds
  • Give Roses A Boost
  • Share Extra Produce
  • Eat Fruit Now and Later

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