Coastal and Tropical South

December, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Top Scoring Veggies

National News

All veggies make healthful additions to our diets, providing vitamins, minerals, and fiber, as well as delicious taste. But some are nutritional superstars that deliver particularly high amounts...

Jasper Cherry Tomato is a Winner

When the weather conditions are right, late blight can decimate tomato plantings in many parts of the country. The high resistance to this disease displayed by 'Jasper' F1 cherry tomato is just...

No No to Nano?

Perhaps you've heard of concerns about the potential human health impacts associated with nanoparticles. These tiny manufactured particles, found now in everything from cosmetics and sunscreen to...

2012 American Garden Award Winners

The votes are in and the people have spoken! This year's winners of the American Garden Award have been announced by All-America Selections, the fourth year the award has been given. Six new...

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In the Garden


Happy Holidays with Blooming Bulbs

Ours is a blended family in more ways than one. Such dear and diverse people deserve wonderful, well chosen gifts, but nothing excites them more than a gift from my garden. Give Smiles with Potted Bulbs Why not pot up bulbs for some special...
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Favorite or New Plant

Poinsettia American Ambassador Poinsett brought them home from Mexico and our country has embraced the red...

Clever Gardening Technique

Root Canes in Water Angel trumpet and Confederate rose are big perennials with thick, fibrous canes. Recycle an old...
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Regional Reminders

  • Investigate Mature Tree Size
  • Pick the Right Pot
  • Keep Decorations Safe
  • Fertilize Flowers Monthly
  • Prune Sasanquas Soon

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