Upper South

February, 2014
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Long Blooming Osteospermum

National News

Osteospermums, also known as African daisies, are tender perennials that are favorites for cool-season gardening. These South African natives offer a profusion of daisy-like blossoms when the...

Blazing Hot Strawflower

When summer weather gets hot, turn up the heat even more -- visually that is -- with Sundaze® Blaze Strawflower. This hybrid Bracteantha, new this year from Proven Winners, will set a...

Spotted Wing Drospohila

Big problems often come in small packages. Such is the case with spotted wing drosophila (SWD), a new threat to both commercial and home garden fruit plantings, especially berry crops. This...

Spotlight on Youth Gardening: Kentucky Children’s Garden

Conservation is the key to all youth programs at the Kentucky Children's Garden, a 2013 recipient of National Gardening Association's Jamba Juice ″It's All About the Fruit and...

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In the Garden

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Harvest Lemon Flavor in the Herb Garden

Fortunate are those gardeners who can grow their own lemons! But those of us who garden in climes too wintry for citrus can still harvest lemon flavor and scent from our gardens. Add a squeeze of lemon to your harvest by planting some of these herbs in...
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Resources

Web Finds

North American Fruit Explorers Although it's important to utilize local nurseries and garden centers as much as possible, when...

Shows & Events

Orchid Show at the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory From February 28 to March 23, the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory at Myriad Botanical...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plan for Spring Greens
  • Start Cool-Season Transplants
  • Tend Awakening Houseplants
  • Prepare for Bluebirds
  • Give Organic Flower Bouquets

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