Serena angelonias’ spiky texture is most welcome in the garden world dominated by round flowers.
Each year, I enjoy helping announce the Mississippi Medallion award winners, but 2007 will be extra special because it includes the first angelonia to win the award: the Serena series. Angelonias, also sold as summer snapdragons, have been in the Mississippi marketplace since about 1997. MSU began planting them in trials at different locations to see how they performed and how unique they were for the summer landscape.More >>
Red is a color that evokes excitement and passion, so 2007 should stir a frenzy in the gardening soul of any verbena lover. Four new red verbenas are making their debut this spring, and all of them are vegetatively propagated, or not grown from seed.More >>
The chilly weather isn't stopping some volunteers from moving ahead with a special gardening project. Hundreds of Hands-On volunteers are camped out on the grounds of Beauvoir Methodist Church in Biloxi. Some of them wanted to make their headquarters feel a little bit more like home. So they decided to plant a garden in the middle of the sea of tents.More >>
Some may call it a gardeners dream weekend as the 2007 Gulf Coast Garden and Patio Show made its return to South Mississippi. Last year the show moved to Hattiesburg because of damage on the coast from Hurricane Katrina. However, this year's show proved to be bigger and better than before.More >>
Every Saturday on WLOX news, Norman Winter has tips on how to get the most out of your garden or landscape. You can also check out Southern Gardening online. You can watch previous segments, or even send him your questions.More >>