Middle 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


Begin a Garden Symphony with Bulbs

Some people describe gardens as paintings -- blank canvases of soil that you "paint" with flowers and foliage plants. Another way to think of gardens is as symphonies. Throughout the growing season, there are crescendos as the showiest plants come into...
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Web Finds

Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Center Discover the world of flower bulbs at the U.S. Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Center ....

Clever Gardening Technique

Mulch with Weeds As you pull up young annual weeds like lamb's-quarter and pigweed in your vegetable garden, toss...
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Regional Reminders

  • Allow Rose Hips to Form
  • Prepare to Move Trees and Shrubs
  • Continue Weeding
  • Save Those Leaves
  • Plan Your Spring Garden

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