Upper 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


Container Combos

One of the benefits -- and also one of the drawbacks -- of growing annuals in containers is that the possibilities for different combinations are truly infinite. While this can be somewhat daunting when it comes to decision-making, it's also lots of fun...
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Web Finds

National Center for Home Food Preservation Maybe you've been canning and freezing garden produce for years and just have an occasional...


Identifying Backyard Bugs Whitney Cranshaw, professor and Extension specialist at Colorado State University, who's...
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Regional Reminders

  • Be Safe in the Sun and Heat
  • Water Newly Planted Trees and Shrubs
  • Divide and Replant Iris
  • Mow Lawns Higher
  • Replace Spring Vegetables

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