Upper South

September, 2013
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

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National News

Fall is on its way. This is the time of the year when ornamental grasses really strut their stuff in the garden, their leaves backlit by low autumn sunlight, their panicles waving against a clear...

Take a Trip to Tomatoville

Tomatoes are the number one home vegetable garden crop in America. Whether you're motivated by the wonderful flavor that only a truly ripe tomato can deliver, want to be the first on your block...

National Pesticide Information Center

Want to find out about safe pest control strategies? Have a question about dealing with mosquitoes or ticks in your home landscape? Have questions about using pesticides as safely as possible or...

Rating Heucheras

Some plants seem to catch the fancy of plant breeders and inspire them to develop a mind-boggling array of cultivars, so many that a gardener is often at a loss when it comes to choosing among all...

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In the Garden


Blooms Until Frost

How many times have we been encouraged by garden writers to choose plants with a long bloom season? Here are some suggestions will inspire you to have your gardens filled with color for more months than ever. Perennial Standbys Of course,...
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Web Finds

Fun Gardening Projects If you have children, grandkids, nieces, or nephews with whom you'd like to share your love of...

Favorite or New Plant

'Lil' Kim' Rose of Sharon Rose of Sharon may be an old-fashioned plant, but no one can deny that it is reliable and easy to...
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Regional Reminders

  • Freeze Melons
  • Plant Cover Crops
  • Take Cuttings
  • Store Leftover Seed
  • Plant Trees and Shrubs

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