Lower South

March, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


The Onslaught of Spring

It's impossible to stay indoors in spring. Dogwoods, redbuds, azaleas, wild plums, deciduous magnolias, flowering quinces, fringe flowers, fruit trees, and forsythia are announcing spring's arrival with waves of colorful, and sometimes fragrant,...
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Web Finds

Annual and Perennial Flowers for Mississipi Gardens The folks at the Mississippi Extension Service have put together a wonderful resource at Annual...

Favorite or New Plant

Fringe Flower A relatively new shrub to our southern gardens (USDA Zones 7 through 9) that offers a stunning...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Warm-Season Veggies
  • Leaf Drop on Evergreens
  • Select Caladium Tubers
  • Fertilize Turf Grass
  • Save Unused Seeds

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