Lower 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

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Winter Color with Annuals

You may be enjoying the last days of mild fall weather, but you can be sure that winter is on the way. Soon our deciduous plants will be bare, and many of the flowers that have filled our landscapes with color will be taken out with the first freeze of...
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Resources

Web Finds

Growing Annuals from Clemson University Extension is a great reference on many different...

Favorite or New Plant

Topiary Rosemary Rosemary is the new kid on the block when it comes to plants for holiday decorating. During the...
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Regional Reminders

  • Force Bulbs to Brighten Winter Days
  • Reduce Fertilizer for Indoor Plants
  • Prepare Soil Now for the Spring Garden
  • Stagger Lettuce Plantings
  • Harvest Tomatoes and Peppers Before First Fall Frost

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