Upper South

February, 2013
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

2013 Espoma Environmental Stewardship Award

National News

Environmental stewardship begins at home. One way to do this is to incorporate sustainable, ecologically sound practices into the gardening and landscaping you do. Creating and maintaining an...

Harvest a Harvest Moon

You won't have to wait for a harvest moon in the sky to pluck one from your garden -- a 'Harvest Moon' watermelon, that is! A 2013 All-America Selections (AAS) Vegetable Award Winner, this is the...

Linking Neighborhoods and Childhood Obesity

We've probably all heard the real estate maxim, ″Location, location, location!″ Well, it turns out to be true for more than just housing values. It also plays a role in the problem of...

Producing Perfect Pepper Transplants

Peppers, whether hot or sweet, are not the easiest crop to grow in many parts of the country. They sulk in cold, yet if it gets too hot, with temperatures above 90 degrees F, they may not set...

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In the Garden


Grow Your Own Fast Food This Winter

Green and growing houseplants are a wonderful antidote to winter's gray days, but why not up the ante and make them edible, too? Expensive to buy, home-grown microgreens provide fresh flavors at an economical price. Plus, it's easy to grown your own....
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Web Finds

Home Propagation of Houseplants You can easily get more houseplants, either from your own plants or those of a friend, by taking...


Houseplants Once you've had success with several houseplants, plus experienced how much they bring a room to...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plan for Berries
  • Start Early Vegetable Seeds
  • Brighten Long Days with Flowering Houseplants
  • Get Birdhouses Ready
  • Make Spring Flowers Come Early

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