Lower South

September, 2013
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Cheyenne Sky

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

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Include Bulbs in Your Landscape

Flowering bulbs can be a great investment in our landscapes, especially those that naturalize, returning each year to pay a dividend on the initial investment. They become part of the cycle of seasons announcing the end of winter, the beginning of...
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Resources

Web Finds

General Characteristics of Summer and Fall Flowering Bulbs Spring-blooming bulbs are the best known but when these beauties are long gone a host of other...

Books

Garden Bulbs for the South Southern gardening authority Scott Ogden has provided us with the definitive work on bulb culture...
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Regional Reminders

  • Watch Out for Brown Patch
  • Divide Perennials
  • Plant Fall Vegetables
  • Prepare Soil for Wildflower Planting
  • Fertilize Citrus

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