National News - From NGA Editors
Short, Colorful Mullein
Most gardeners know mullein as a large, velvety-leaved perennial that self sows in your garden and produces a 5-foot-tall, yellow flower stalk in midsummer. The English have taken a liking to this...
New Everbearing Blackberries
For years gardeners have enjoyed everbearing raspberry varieties, such as Heritage. These varieties fruit twice a year -- in summer and fall. Now from the University of Arkansas comes a breeding...
Star Search for New Plants
Ever wonder if that unusual flower that sprang up in your yard is a new variety that might be worth millions? Even though plant-breeding companies spend thousands of dollars to develop new...
Biodegradable Cell Phones
The latest recycling challenge involves the bevy of discarded electronic equipment, and one of the biggest culprits are cell phones. As people change phone plans and upgrade the quality and style...
In the Garden
Since last September's floods washed away one of our outbuildings, my husband and I have been deliberating about what to do with the old stone foundation. On one hand, it's an eyesore and a reminder of the havoc caused by the floods. And having just...
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Shows & Events
Organic Growers School The 2005 Organic Growers School will be held Saturday, March 12, 2005, at Blue Ridge Community...
A to Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants The American Horticultural Society's A to Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants , Dr. H. Marc Cathey...
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