Middle South

July, 2014
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Eat Your Fruits and Veggies

National News

Nutritionists are always encouraging us to add more fruits and vegetables to our diets. What's a delicious and easy way to do this? To combine them, of course! Fruits salsas blend fruits such as...

Year of the Echinacea

If you'd like to grow gorgeous flowers that are easy to care for -- and roll out the welcome mat for butterflies, bees, and birds -- echinacea, commonly called coneflower, is the plant for you!...

Extend Your Growing Season

Now, in the midst of summer's warm temperatures, may not seem like the time to be thinking about the cold weather that will be returning in fall and winter. But if you'd like to continue enjoying...

Jack London Community Day School

The peace garden at Jack London Community Day School is much more than a place for quiet contemplation and peace studies. Students at this year-round program in Valley Glen, California are getting...

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In the Garden

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Delightful Daylilies

If you don't have daylilies in your garden, you're probably in the minority. One of the most popular perennials, daylilies have earned a reputation for being hardy, reliable, adaptable, and relatively pest-free. But more importantly, they offer...
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Resources

Shows & Events

Summer Fruit Tasting at Monticello Thomas Jefferson said, "The greatest service which can be rendered any country is to add a useful...

Clever Gardening Technique

Eat Your Daylilies! Daylilies are not only beautiful, but their flowers are also edible. However, you should take a...
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Regional Reminders

  • Harvest in the Morning
  • Remove Salt Buildup from Containers
  • Eat and Freeze
  • Plant Pumpkins
  • Groom Crape Myrtles

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