Upper South

November, 2013
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Invasion of the Kudzu Bug

National News

If you live in the Southeastern or Mid-Atlantic states, you may find some unfamiliar insects congregating on the side of your house this fall, looking for places to shelter for the winter. If...

A New Twist with Celosia

Looking for something unusual for your flower garden next spring? Give a new twist to your plantings with Celosia 'Twisted'. This eye-catching variety of Celosia cristata features bright red,...

Go with Gojis

You may have heard the health benefits of goji (go-gee) berries touted of late. These bright orange-red berries, the fruits of the Asian shrub Lycium barbarum , as well as juice made from them,...

Stopping Stinkbugs

There's another relatively new introduced insect pest that's causing problems for both commercial agricultural growers and home gardeners. It's also a home-invading nuisance as it crawls into...

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In the Garden


Natives in the Fall and Winter Landscape

Although the garden in late fall and winter may not have the colorful draw of the other seasons, having something pleasant to look at during the winter -- at least while gazing out the windows -- is important for anyone whose life revolves around the...
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Web Finds

Cover Crops for Home Gardens Using cover crops is one of the secrets to a successful food garden. Cover crops, also known as...

Favorite or New Plant

Weeping Alaska Cedar As the garden changes from green and lush to brown and bare, we become acutely aware of how...
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Regional Reminders

  • Care for Holiday Plants
  • Prepare for Living Christmas Tree
  • Protect Young Tree Trunks
  • Plant Amaryllis
  • Control Mealybugs on African Violets

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