Southern Coasts

April, 2001
Regional Report

Web Finds

Hobby Greenhouse Association
If you're interested in building a greenhouse, check out the Hobby Greenhouse Association for ideas on greenhouses for any climate and use. This site includes links to member greenhouses for special situations such as living near the coast, as well as greenhouse programs and publications.

Books

Ortho's Home Gardener's Problem Solver
Although Ortho's Home Gardener's Problem Solver, edited by Michael McKinley (Meredith Books, 2001; $25), is not a southern book, it has relevance to the South and deserves a look by any beginner or serious gardener. It's easy to read and well organized with excellent photographs, and it covers the gamut of basic horticulture dilemmas. Got a problem? Identify the cultprit by cruising through the diagnosis checklist, then isolate the affected plant. If you know what the trouble is, check the extensive index and go right to it.

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