Lower 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


What is a Garden?

Such a simple question, isn't it? Any child could tell you that a garden is a place where you grow stuff. I can't argue with that. But a garden is much, much more than a group of plants. A garden is both natural and unnatural. We take nature and arrange...
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Web Finds

Seedling Images Are you wondering what that newly germinated seed is because the label was lost? How about a...

Clever Gardening Technique

Recharge Silica Gel Packets for Seed Storage Those silica gel packets that you get with electronics, some prescriptions, or a new pair of...
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Regional Reminders

  • Don't Weed Out Spring Flowers
  • Plant Root Crops
  • Store Seeds for Next Year
  • Harvest Citrus at Peak Quality
  • Fertilize Cool Season Plants

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