Get a fresh start with compost in your garden. It will give your flowers and other blooms, shrubs and edibles a boost for healthy growth all season long.
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Favorites of hummingbirds and butterflies, long-flowering annual salvias are among the best sources of summer bloomers.
Plants have basic nutritional needs that must be met in order to thrive. When choosing the right fertilizer, look for a slow-release granular formula specifically intended for the plant you’re feeding.
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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.