Lower South

May, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden

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Crape Myrtles Give Months of Summer Color

Few southern plants can match the crape myrtle for summer beauty. They can take all the heat our infernal summers can dish out without so much as a whimper. Flower colors include shades of red, pink, lavender, purple and white, and few trees bloom for a...
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Resources

Web Finds

Crape Myrtle Culture Crape Myrtle Culture , by the University of Georgia Extension Service, offers a great overview...

Favorite or New Plant

Mealy Blue Sage Looking for a plant that can take all the heat a southern summer can dish out? Mealy blue sage (...
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Regional Reminders

  • Raise the Mower Blade
  • Powdery Mildew Loves This Weather
  • Wean Spring Transplants
  • Webworms Making Their Annual Debut
  • Broadleaf Weed Killers Can Damage St. Augustine Turf

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