The first step to improving your garden is to get a soil test. The results will guide you to amending your soil for the growing season.
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Find out what herbs to grow year-round. Then, pick a pretty flowerpot and grow them indoors.
Now is a great time to prune, rake and mulch. As you tidy up the landscape, you'll make it easier for the next gardening season.
See more tips for your area here. You'll find great gardening advice on caring for your lawn, flowers and edibles, designed to address your specific climate and growing conditions.
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About the Coastal South Region
Stretching along the Gulf Coast, this region covers Southern Texas and Louisiana, the coastline of Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, South Carolina and central and northern Florida. The climate is subtropical and tropical, with more than 100 hot and humid days with temperatures averaging 86°F and 40-60 inches of rain each year. The very rich soil is mostly sand or clay with a limestone base.