Lower South

June, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden

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Hydrangeas a Sure Sign of Summer in the South

The vivid blues and pinks of hydrangeas announce the summer season in the South just like watermelon and lemonade. This popular plant of the old Southern gardens is a native of China and but thrives in our region if provided with the right growing...
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Resources

Books

Pests of the Garden and Small Farm -- A Grower’s Guide to Using Less Pesticide Gardening starting to bug you? Ever feel like the pests have the upper hand? Need some help...

Web Finds

Drying Hydrangea Blooms In addition to their garden beauty, hydrangeas make great dried flowers. Check out Drying...
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Regional Reminders

  • Fertilize Flowers for Repeat Performances
  • Avoid Too Much of a Good Thing
  • Haircuts for Blooming Plants
  • Make Vacation Plans for Plants
  • Evaluate the Landscape

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