Western Mountains and High Plains
National News - From NGA Editors
Best Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
Are you sometimes overwhelmed by the number of vegetable varieties available? Wouldn't it be great if you could know, before you plant, which varieties will perform best in your area?...
Fish Emulsion Stops Damping Off
If you've ever started seeds, you've undoubtedly experienced having seedlings suddenly keel over at the soil line. This condition, called damping off, is typically caused by two different fungi:...
Sweet Road Salt
Tis the season for ice and snow in most parts of the country. As any gardener knows, rock salt used on roadways is effective at deicing the pavement. However, it also harms lawns and roadside...
Antique Roses for the South
Antique roses continue to be the rage across the United States. However, most information on the best varieties to grow is geared towards gardeners in cooler climates, such as...
In the Garden
Most of the tropical houseplants we grow indoors were selected for their adaptability to our home environments. However, there are several insect pests that are also well adapted to living on these tropical plants. Purchasing pest-free plants is the...
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Favorite or New Plant
Lady's Mantle Try lady's mantle ( Alchemilla mollis ) in your garden this year. It produces mounds of...
Clever Gardening Technique
Keep Drainpipes From Clogging To keep your gutters or drainpipes free of clogging debris, wedge a plastic scouring pad or a...
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- Welcome the Snow as a Plant Blanket
- Keep Compost Handy
- Gather Natural Pest Control Catalogs
- Check Outdoor Plants for Scale Pests
- Removing Red Clover Mites