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
Community gardens fill a variety of needs. Some simply provide space for apartment dwellers to grow fresh vegetables and flowers. Anyone can rent a plot and be surrounded with the camaraderie and knowledge of plant lovers. (Be forewarned: there are...
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Shows & Events
Central Arizona Cactus & Succulent Society Show and Sale You'll find an amazing collection of unusual plants in a juried show, plus thousands of plants...
DesertUSA Wildflower Watch DesertUSA Wildflower Watch contains wildflower sightings for the Southwest, including Arizona,...
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