Lower South

May, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


Landscape the Shade

The Lower South is blessed with many large beautiful landscape trees. In the heat of a southern summer these towering giants make outdoor living more pleasant. However, most blooming plants need light for their best performance, so planting under...
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Web Finds

Shade Gardening The Louisiana State Extension Service has produced an excellent reference site on shade...

Favorite or New Plant

Babylon Verbena There are many great types of verbena on the market that will perform well in our southern...
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Regional Reminders

  • Prune Spring Flowering Shrubs
  • Weed Early
  • Fertilize Tomatoes
  • Apply Weed Killers Carefully
  • Prevent Blossom End Rot

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