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South Regional Reports

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    Red Roselle Is a Unique Hibiscus for the Edible or Ornamental Garden

    Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa, Zones 9–11) continues to get attention from those wishing to introduce a unique edible to their garden. Gardeners everywhere are adding this wonderfully versatile plant to their…

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    March Garden To-Do List for the South

    This month has many things to get excited about. Forget all of that “in like a lion” stuff: March in the South is full of gardening tasks and surprises. It’s…

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    Field Trip Notes From Congaree National Park

    Thirty minutes from Columbia, South Carolina—and not that far out of the way for anyone traveling to the beach on the Atlantic Coast—Congaree National Park is waiting to be explored.…

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    South: February Garden To-Do List

    Don’t let any mild days pass by this month. There is plenty to do in the garden. Spring ephemerals are starting their show, and some of the earliest-blooming landscape plants…

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    Welcome Conifers From the West to Your Southern Garden

    I love visiting the Pacific Northwest and being inspired by its flora. The climate is ideal for growing many wonderful plants. Many of these plants have made their way back…

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    South: January Garden To-Do List

    Don’t tell the folks in the other regions, but gardening doesn’t really grind to a halt for us Southerners in January. We know there will be a few good days…

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    Seasonal Decorating Using Southern Flora

    Much of the fresh greenery sold for decorating at this time of year in the South is shipped in from colder climates. Firs (Abies spp. and cvs., Zones 3–8) and…

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    Southern Gardens After the First Frost

    “Aesthetics of decay” might sound like an exhibit at a modern art museum. But seasoned gardeners know there is something special about how a garden returns to itself in the…

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    South: December Garden To-Do List

    Winterize your irrigation system in areas where frost is possible if you have not done so already. Now is the time to avoid costly repairs later. Additionally, placing winter-freeze protection…

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    Gardening Gift Ideas 2019 for Southern Gardeners

    Some of the best gifts I’ve been given are garden related; they have upgraded my time in the garden through their usefulness, quality, or innovation. Countless new garden products emerge…