Coastal and Tropical South
National News - From NGA Editors
Tree Check Month for Asian Longhorn Beetles
The Asian longhorn beetle (ALB) is one of the biggest threats to trees in this country. This invasive insect, first discovered in the U.S. in 1996, arrived accidentally from Asia in wood cargo...
Award Winning Veggies
All-America Selections recently announced six 2015 Vegetable Award winners, including Regional and National winners. Three are varieties that will make great fall gardening choices for gardeners...
Want to know what it's really like to be busy as a bee? Tune into the live bee cam at the People's Garden Apiary located on the roof of the Jamie L. Whitten Building at USDA Headquarters in...
The Best Joe-Pye Weeds
One of the most stunning plants in a late season garden, Joe-Pye weed dazzles with large clusters of pink, purple, or white flowers on plants that can rise as high as 6 or even 8 feet tall. These...
In the Garden
Depending on what part of our region you live in, the distinction between beach-front and leeward can be important. Both your plant choices and gardening practices may hinge on which side of the house they're on.
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Shows & Events
National Honey Bee Days at Fairchild Head to Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden on Saturday, August 16 and Sunday, August 17 from 11...
Favorite or New Plant
'Fruit Cocktail' Shrimp Plant Shrimp plant (Justicia brandegeana), with its shiny, leathery leaves and red bracts enclosing a...
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- Renew Annuals
- Divide and Replant
- Prepare Soil for Spinach
- Plant Fall Flowers
- Plant Warm-Season Grasses