Middle South

October, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Small Space Edible Gardening

National News

If you're interested in growing some of your own food, but aren't sure you have the space or time to do so, turn to horticultural educator William Moss for inspiration and advice. In his new book...

Fall and Winter Gardening Advice

It used to be that the first fall frost signaled the end to the vegetable harvest for most gardeners. But no longer! More and more gardeners are incorporating techniques and materials that allow...

Vertical Fall Color

Vertical gardening is all the rage, and with good reason. Growing vines up arbors, trellises, and tuteurs or over a pergola adds interesting vertical accents to the landscape, can be used to...

A Sweetheart of a Cyclamen

Many of the flowering plants we associate with fall are bright and brassy sun lovers -- asters, chrysanthemums, and goldenrods. But for late summer and fall blooms with a more elegant and...

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In the Garden


Get to Know Versatile Sasanqua

The first day of autumn had barely passed when the earliest Camellia sasanquas began to bloom in my neighborhood. Like late-blooming asters and mums, these shrubs come to life with the arrival of cool weather. Sasanqua is a beautiful and...
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Shows & Events

Carolina Bonsai Expo The Carolina Bonsai Expo will be held Saturday and Sunday, October 13 and 14, at the North...

Clever Gardening Technique

Make Leaf Mold In my new garden, I have an out-of-the-way spot that's perfect for making leaf mold. Producing...
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Regional Reminders

  • Sleep Sound with an Herbal Pillow
  • Extend Basil Season
  • Water for Warmth
  • Plant for Winter Blooms
  • Create Drifts of Bulbs

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