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
The little trees had been unloaded from the delivery truck and were informally grouped on the greenhouse floor, but their glossy foliage and dazzling display of orange fruit made them stand out. These were calamondin orange trees, about 2 feet tall and...
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Shows & Events
11th Annual Alumni Flower and Garden Show The Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association's eleventh annual flower and garden show...
Diagnosing Houseplant Problems Midwinter is a highly stressful time of year for houseplants due to the relatively low light and...
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