Lower 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


Nutritious, Delicious Greens

I love leafy greens! Fresh in a salad, steamed as a side dish, mixed with rice or pasta, chopped into soups, or layered onto a sandwich, greens are great. Leafy greens pack a nutritious punch that makes them an important part of a healthy diet. Fiber,...
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Web Finds

Nutrition Data Gardeners interested in growing the most nutritionally packed vegetables and fruits, or anyone...

Favorite or New Plant

Kale Of all the vegetables in the garden, when it comes to healthy eating, kale is king. One cup of...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Tomatoes
  • Remove Weeds and Their Seeds
  • Plant Green Beans
  • Control Aphids and Caterpillar Pests
  • Shear Hedges

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