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National News - From NGA Editors
Celebrate National Garden Month
"Give A Garden -- Add Beauty to Life" is the theme of this year's National Garden Month, a celebration organized by the National Gardening Association, with the assistance of numerous...
Hellebores: Perennial Plant of the Year
The Lenten rose ( Helleborus x hybridus ) has been making quite a splash recently. There are many new varieties available, and more gardeners are discovering the delights of this early-blooming,...
Barberries are attractive landscape plants. Their thorns can repel deer and other animals, they spread quickly to create a protective hedge, they are widely adapted to poor soils, and they grow in...
While a major back-to-the-land movement 30 years ago received a lot of press, author Barbara Berst-Adams contends another more quiet back-to-the-land movement has been happening on small acreages...
In the Garden
Public places say a lot about a community, and public plantings give the most positive message. Street trees in bloom for blocks welcome visitors to the neighborhood and move people along from house to house. Flower gardens no town can afford are the...
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Shows & Events
Sheep to Shawl Festival This event sounds like more fun than any I've read about lately. On April 2 the Fiber Guild of...
Junior Master Gardeners Feeling bad about the future? Visit the Junior Master Gardeners Web site for an instant cure....
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