Middle 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


Creative Containers

The benefits of growing in containers are many: You can change out plants and arrange pots to suit your whim; you can place containers right where you want them; city dwellers can enjoy plants on their balconies. Containers are also perfect for...
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Shows & Events

Hanson Nature Center Open House: Buzzy Bees Honey bees, carpenter bees, mason bees and more! In this open house learn about the diversity of...

Web Finds

Local Food Websites Visit Local Harvest to find farmers' markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably...
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Regional Reminders

  • Harvest Herbs
  • Choose Disease-Resistant Plants
  • Remove Bulb Foliage
  • Use a Mailbox for Storage
  • Water Foundation Plants

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