Lower South

November, 2004
Regional Report

Web Finds

Holiday Gift Plants
This Cultural Requirements of Indoor Holiday Gift Plants site from the New York Botanical Garden offers tips for keeping 13 species of holiday houseplants alive and well, not only through the holidays but in many cases through the upcoming year. Light levels, watering, fertilizing, propagating, maintenance, and other tips are included. Check it out!

Favorite or New Plant

Ornamental Kale and Cabbage
Ornamental kale and cabbage are making their way into the mainstream as annual color plants for the cool season. They are very dependable performers, even in bitter cold. They are an easy-care choice. In spring the longer daylengths will cause kale to bolt, sending up a flower stalk with a spray of yellow flowers, which add a very attractive and unusual twist to the flower bed.

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