National News - From NGA Editors
New Fragrant Coneflowers
Coneflowers are well loved as wildflowers, perennial garden flowers, and medicinal herbs. Now you can add "fragrant cut flowers" to their list of assets. Echinacea 'Sunrise' and Echinacea...
Exciting New Annual Flowers
While we all love to come upon a totally new plant we've never seen before, new variations on old favorites -- such as these six new flower introductions -- can be just as tempting. 'Magellan...
New Tomato Varieties for 2005
Tomato is the king of the vegetable garden. There are hundreds of varieties available, and no matter how many you grow, there's always the temptation to try one more. Here are some of the latest...
Earthworm Castings Repel Insects
It's widely known that earthworm castings (droppings) are a great fertilizer (especially for container plants) and can suppress soil diseases. Now, research from Germany has found that not only do...
In the Garden
Citrus trees are loaded with fruit now, much of it ripe and ready for the picking. The green, glossy foliage really highlights the beauty of the orange and yellow globes of fruit, adding cheerful splashes of color to the landscape.
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Citrus In Citrus; Complete Guide to Selecting & Growing More than 100 Varieties for California,...
Tool or Gardening Product
Compost Thermometer This is a handy tool for the serious composter, or just a fun gadget for those who enjoy...
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