Lower South

February, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


I Love My Soil

Ahhh, the smell of it! The wonderful feel of its crumbly particles sifting through my fingers. The soft dark earth beneath my knees as I kneel down to scoop up a handful of soil from my garden. There's nothing like healthy soil. I love working the soil...
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Web Finds

Soil and Composting The following Web sites are good primers on soils and soil building through the use of compost....


Gardening Success with Difficult Soils Many gardeners must deal with high-lime soils, caliches, or alkaline clays. Gardening in the...
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Regional Reminders

  • Finish Pruning
  • Plant Bare-Root Ornamentals
  • Fertilizing Southern Lawns
  • Feed Winter Annuals
  • Feed Cool-Season Veggies

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