Upper South

August, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Grow an Old-Fashioned Fruit Garden

National News

What's the best way to use your delicious, home-grown small fruits? If you're looking for ideas beyond just popping them fresh into your mouth, as well as advice on growing and harvesting, check...

Get Some Good Vibrations

Evergreen junipers are popular for the low-maintenance color and structure they provide year round in the landscape. But their prickly foliage isn't always fun to work around. But Good...

Gardening in a Drought

Much of the country has suffered in the throes of record –breaking heat and drought or abnormally dry conditions this summer. Keeping a garden thriving when the mercury rises and the rains...

Tasteless Tomatoes

It's not big news that many modern tomatoes don't have the flavor of older varieties, especially those that have been bred primarily for commercial production. But some new research published...

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In the Garden

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More Flowers -- Easy as One, Two, Three

Do you wonder why your garden isn't filled right now with lots of flowers? Books, magazines, and web sites certainly show us photo after photo of gardens overflowing with flowers. Descriptions of long-blooming perennials say that they bloom from June...
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Resources

Books

Home Preserving Whether you've been making jams and pickles for years or just learning, it's always reassuring to...

Clever Gardening Technique

Preserve Basil in Oil or Water When basil grows well, it grows very well, producing abundantly. And there's nothing that can...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plan for Fall Planting
  • Order Garlic
  • Add Fall-Blooming Flowers
  • Try Fast-Growing Turnips
  • Plant Fall Crocuses and Colchicums

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