Middle 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


Flavor the Holidays with Herbal Gifts

When my children were young, cooking for the holidays played second fiddle to the more pressing business of decorating, choosing gifts, and traveling to be with family. Now that the boys are grown, however, gathering friends together for a brunch, tea,...
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2013 Tomatoes Month By Month Growing Guide Tomato expert Laura Taylor is offering an ingenious month by month guide to growing tomatoes in a...

Tool or Gardening Product

Tick Twister Pro It's something we don't like to think about, but the possibility of finding a tick on ourselves...
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Regional Reminders

  • Fertilize Carefully
  • Update your Garden Journal
  • Remove Fall Leaves Before They Mat Down
  • Cut Rose Canes
  • Make a Garden Wish List

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