Upper South

May, 2013
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Zinnias in Profusion

National News

The Profusion series of zinnias are garden favorites, appreciated for their profuse flowering all summer long, their disease resistance, and their compact size. So gardeners across the country...

Intense 'Intenz'

If you’'re looking for something to add pizzazz to your container plantings or garden beds this summer, check out Celosia 'Intenz', a new offering from Ball Ingenuity. But you better put on your...

A Peach of a Blueberry

Blueberries may be the ideal home garden fruit. Not only are the fruits delicious and filled with healthful phytonutrients, they are easy to grow, with few pest and disease problems, and the...

A Hydrangea for Small Spaces

If you love the lush summer blooms of panicle hydrangea, but are challenged to find a spot for it in your landscape because of its size, you'll be happy to learn of a new dwarf cultivar from...

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In the Garden


Designing the Low Maintenance Garden

Gardening should be fun, not overwhelming. One way to keep it an enjoyable pastime is to think about maintenance when you think about design. Here are some tips to keep in mind as you plan and plant your landscape. Organize Your Space When...
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Web Finds

Lawn Care Simplified Looking for a safe and natural approach to lawn care? Twenty years after publishing his book...


The Soil Food Web Healthy plants start with healthy soil. In Teaming with Microbes: A Gardener's Guide to the Soil...
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Regional Reminders

  • Transplant Successfully
  • Plant Dahlias
  • Harvest Rhubarb
  • Plant Pole Beans
  • Check Hardiness Zone

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