Upper South

January, 2014
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

'Cinderella's Carriage' Pumpkin

National News

While you may not want to be gardening in your glass slippers, you can still grow 'Cinderella's Carriage'. It may not get you to the ball to meet your prince, but you will be rewarded with a fairy...

'Chef's Choice Orange' Tomato

Many gardeners value heirloom tomato varieties for their delicious flavor, even though they may lack the desirable characteristics of more modern hybrids such as disease resistance. Now you can...

Gardening on the Moon

You may have heard of gardening by the moon, but how about gardening on the moon? In an effort to explore the possibilities for living on the moon for extended periods of time, NASA is planning...

Still Growing after Hurricane Sandy on Coney Island

The Coney Island Garden Program, now fully recovered after Hurricane Sandy, is a growing success. After the garden was destroyed by the 2012 superstorm, program director Ramy Fakhr and a dedicated...

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In the Garden


Natives in the Winter Landscape

This is a good time to appreciate the shapes and forms of native plants, especially our trees. No doubt, when we first think of native tree, maples, oaks, and dogwood first come to mind, but there are others (or their relatives) that should be...
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Web Finds

Gesneriads Other than orchids, the Gesneriad family most likely offers the widest range of flowering...

Shows & Events

Sustainable Landscaping Practices This talk, to be given at 10 a.m. on January 21 at The Arboretum at the State Botanical Garden of...
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Regional Reminders

  • Get a Head Start on Weeds
  • Check Stored Bulbs
  • Avoid Walking on Lawns
  • Trim Trees
  • Grow Hyacinths Indoors

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