Southern Gardening for April 21, 2014 – Annual flowering vinca deserves garden space

With the chance of any more spring freezes getting lower by the day, the typical home gardener is out looking for plants for when the summer temperatures start to rise. Annual flowering vinca is one that really brightens up our Mississippi summer landscapes.

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In past years I have grown spreading vinca in old crocs on my garden fence

In past years I have grown spreading vinca in old crocs on my garden fence

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Southern Gardening TV for April 20, 2014 – Calibrachoa

What flowering plant is going to attract a lot of attention in the garden centers this spring? In this week’s Southern Gardening segment, Extension Horticulturist Dr. Gary Bachman will show us how beautiful calibrachoa could be in your landscape this year.

Early Bird Red and Yellow calibrachoa in a hanging basket

Early Bird Red and Yellow calibrachoa in a hanging basket

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Southern Gardening for April 14, 2014 – Zinnias are easy to grow, bring blooms to summer

I’m ready for warm weather. I’ve had it with the cold winter that seemed much longer than it actually was. Bring on the summer garden. In my opinion, there are a couple of plants that seem to just scream “SUMMER.” Zinnia is one of them.

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Zinnia Benary's Giant Mix stands out in the landscape

Zinnia Benary’s Giant Mix stands out in the landscape

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Southern Gardening TV for April 13, 2014 – Landscape Color

If you’re like me I’m ready for warm days of summer and the color we have in our gardens and landscapes.

Nemesia Blue Eye

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Southern Gardening for April 7, 2014 – Cold winter may provide surprises mixed with losses

This winter we have seen some mighty cold weather in our gardens and landscapes. As a result, we’ll see damage to some landscape plants and we’ll lose others. And with some plants, there will be surprises.

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Southern Gardening TV for April 6, 2014 – Garden Herbs

With the increased interest in gardening, more home owners than ever have home gardens. Herbs are a popular group of these garden plants and probably are the most misunderstood.

JDS herb house (2)

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Southern Gardening for March 31, 2014 – Spring-flowering daffodils are a garden staple in state

Spring is one of my favorite times in the garden because it is the transition from what seemed like a long, cold winter to colorful landscapes and gardens full of flowers in the summer.

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