Upper South

July, 2014
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Eat Your Fruits and Veggies

National News

Nutritionists are always encouraging us to add more fruits and vegetables to our diets. What's a delicious and easy way to do this? To combine them, of course! Fruits salsas blend fruits such as...

Year of the Echinacea

If you'd like to grow gorgeous flowers that are easy to care for -- and roll out the welcome mat for butterflies, bees, and birds -- echinacea, commonly called coneflower, is the plant for you!...

Extend Your Growing Season

Now, in the midst of summer's warm temperatures, may not seem like the time to be thinking about the cold weather that will be returning in fall and winter. But if you'd like to continue enjoying...

Jack London Community Day School

The peace garden at Jack London Community Day School is much more than a place for quiet contemplation and peace studies. Students at this year-round program in Valley Glen, California are getting...

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In the Garden

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Spectacular Clematis

Vining clematis is stunning when covered in colorful blue, purple, pink, yellow, or white flowers. But how do you pronounce it? KLEM-a-tismay be the botanically correct pronunciation, but most of us call it kle-MAH-tis. No matter how it's pronounced,...
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Resources

Web Finds

Clematis on the Web From Hull University in Great Britain comes Clematis on the Web , which lets you search an A...

Shows & Events

8th Annual Tomato Festival Nothing says summer like fresh, ripe tomatoes. On August 10 you'll get to taste your fill at the...
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Regional Reminders

  • Attract Hummingbirds with Flowers
  • Feed Hummers
  • Use Sun and Bug Protection
  • Plan for Fall Vegetables
  • Harvest Garlic, Onions, and Shallots

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