National News - From NGA Editors
Orchids for Dummies
Orchids are one of the hottest plants in the United States. They are second only to poinsettias as the most popular potted plant, and they are becoming more widely available. You can find orchids...
Colorful Asparagus Beans
Asparagus beans are the oriental version of our popular pole bean. They love warm weather, growing vigorously and producing an abundance of long, thin, crunchy beans with small seeds. They are...
Eat My Car
Toyota Motor Corporation is developing new plastic products made from natural materials to be used in building their cars. Bioplastics are biodegradable, their production doesnt increase the...
Best Lamium for Shade
The Chicago Botanic Garden has evaluated 21 different dead nettles ( Lamium ) over the past six years to determine the best varieties in their USDA zone 5 climate. Lamium is a colorful shade or...
In the Garden
In spring everyone's a gardener. There is something in the air now that draws us all outdoors with an undeniable optimism and visions of beautiful landscapes and bountiful gardens. While fall remains the best season to plant most woody ornamentals and...
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Shows & Events
Spring Celebration at Callaway Gardens Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia, is a truly magnificent botanical garden. See the...
Favorite or New Plant
Purple Fountain Grass Ornamental grasses provide a fine texture to the landscape. Purple fountain grass ( Pennisetum...
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- Give Roses a Boost
- Thin Fruit Trees
- Fertilize Camellias
- Plant Warm-Season Vegetables
- Be Patient With Spring Bulbs