National News - From NGA Editors
New Container Clematis
Container gardening continues to be a hot trend, and more perennial plants are being bred to grow well in these small spaces. One of the best new clematis to grow in containers is Clematis...
Organic Ketchup Protects Against Cancer
It's been well documented that the antioxidant lycopene found in tomato-based products, such as ketchup, helps protect us against cancers of the breast, pancreas, prostate, and intestines. Now...
Learn to Graft
If you're looking for a fun horticultural project to help pass the winter, consider learning about grafting. You can learn the techniques from the comfort of your home with this award-winning,...
From the specialists in hummingbird mints (Agastache) comes a new award-winning variety that features foot-long spikes of rose-pink flowers, a raspberry red calyx, and sweetly scented foliage....
In the Garden
The indiscriminate and widespread use of certain non-native plants in our gardens, introduced without due diligence as to their growth habits, has culminated in a variety of environmental nightmares. Leap-frogging from the garden to the woodland, field,...
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Shows & Events
Native Plant Symposium For the U. S. National Arboretum's 19th Annual Lahr Symposium on March 19, 2005, the theme is...
More On Invasives The Internet abounds with information on invasive plants (as well as growing native plants). The...
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