Lower South

December, 2011
Regional Report

Web Finds

Interiorscape Plants
Anyone looking for information on identifying and caring for houseplants will find Interiorscape to be a great resource. This web site by Texas A&M Horticulture offers information on over a hundred plants suitable for growing indoors. It includes search capabilities based on plant features and growing requirements, as well as scientific name, common name, or photos. Each plant has its own page with photos, detailed descriptions, and growing requirements.

Clever Gardening Technique

Create an "Instant" Mixed Container
You can create a beautiful table decoration in a flash by combining living plants in small containers in one larger decorative container. Just set the individual plants into a larger container, basket, or long wooden trough. Then fill in around the containers with moss to hide your secret for a great planting that looks fabulous but took only minutes to put together. Remove the individual containers to water them or to replace with other plants, if you like.

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