Lower South

January, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden

679

Making a Home for Houseplants

The term "houseplant" is really somewhat misleading. No plants are "native" to the house. Most so-called houseplants are native to the understory layers of tropical rain forests, where they thrive in the moist, humid, low-light environment. People have...
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Resources

Web Finds

Houseplants The following Web sites from state universities in our region provide a wealth of information on...

Favorite or New Plant

English Ivy Few plants offer the fast growth and easy care of dwarf forms of English ivy ( Hedera helix ). I...
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Regional Reminders

  • Prune Fruit Trees
  • Attend Gardening Classes
  • Prepare Your Soil
  • Select New Varieties
  • Plant Woody Ornamentals

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