Coastal and Tropical South

June, 2013
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Protecting Trees during Construction

National News

Whether you're building on a new site or adding on to or renovating your existing home, you undoubtedly recognize the value of the existing trees on your property and want to keep them healthy and...

Helping Veterans with Green Spaces

Gardeners know the feeling of peace and well-being that working out in the garden brings. Now Keith Tidwell, a senior Extension associate in the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell...

White to Rose Geranium

Who doesn't love geraniums! They are easy to grow and the epitome of cheerfulness. And while bright red blossoms are classic, there is lots more to explore in the geranium world. One of the...

Year of the Watermelon

For all of you for whom summer just wouldn't be summer without a sweet crisp watermelon to sink your teeth into, you'll be glad to learn that the National Garden Bureau has declared 2013 as the...

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In the Garden


Contain Yourself!

Growing plants in pots can be the answer to the constraints of site, soil, space -- and age. Container gardening lets the gardener pick the site and soil, and control water and fertilizer to precise levels. Perhaps tilling a new garden bed is...
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Web Finds

Build a Decorative Porch Railing Sometimes a plan can be daunting, but this Chippendale Railing Plan is a peach. The term...

Tool or Gardening Product

Toro Drip Starter Kit Whether your concern is water conservation or just an easy way to water containers and hanging...
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Regional Reminders

  • Inspect Brown Conifer Foliage
  • Propagate Honeysuckle
  • Set Up a Rain Barrel
  • Harvest Veggies on the Small Side
  • Deadhead for More Blooms

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