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
Austin, Texas, is home to many great community gardens. This progressive city has been at the forefront of community gardening since the '70s and continues to offer residents the opportunity to join with other gardeners in several gardens across the...
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Shows & Events
Zilker Garden Festival Zilker Botanical Garden in Austin, Texas, hosts their Garden Festival this spring, April 2-3,...
Tool or Gardening Product
Mini Rototillers I grew up rattling my teeth behind an old front-tine tiller on hard-packed dirt. Then the...
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- Prepare Azaleas for Next Year
- Plant Summer Bulbs
- Choose Caladiums Early
- Get Ready to Fertilize Turf
- Use Caution With Weed and Feed Products