Middle South

March, 2013
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

2013 Perennial Plant of the Year

National News

If you are looking for an easy-to-grow plant that adds a touch of quiet elegance to a shady spot, the Perennial Plant Association's 2013 Perennial Plant of the Year is for you. Variegated...

A New Flower That Will "Blue" Your Mind

Blue is always a sought after color in the garden. For easy color in this hue all summer long, try the new hybrid dwarf morning glory Blue My Mind™ (Evolvulus 'USEVO1201') from Proven...

Pick a Mini-Pepper

Looking for something easy, colorful, and nutritious to pack in your lunch box? Grow the new 'Lunchbox Pepper Series' this season and you'll have an eye-catching array of red, orange, and yellow...

Show Off This Sugar Baby

Spring just wouldn't be spring in much of the country without the cheerful golden blossoms of forsythia heralding the start of a new season. But many landscapes don't have the space to accommodate...

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In the Garden

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Bragging About Blueberries

Blueberries are unmatched by other small home-grown fruits in the Middle South for their health benefits, as well as easy cultivation when soil conditions are made right. In fact, the list of noteworthy nutritional benefits is so long and varied it's...
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Resources

Books

A Practical Guide to Pruning Though I consider myself to be a practiced hand at pruning now, I honed my skills with A...

Favorite or New Plant

'Wisley Supreme' Witch Hazel It's safe to say I'm one of those gardeners whose favorite plant is the one in bloom. Just now...
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Regional Reminders

  • Pinch Seedlings of Annuals
  • Feed Perennials
  • Deadhead Daffodils
  • Finish Pruning
  • Plant Large Woodies Now

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