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National News - From NGA Editors
Snowberries are little-used landscape shrubs, but that may change soon. A new line of snowberries from the Netherlands is being introduced that will expand home gardeners options for growing...
Plant Your Perennials High
Recent research from Cornell Universitys Flower Bulb Research Program has shown that planting perennial flowers higher in the soil may result in better growth and survival. High planting...
Italian Schools Go Organic
Italians are known for their pride in preparing and serving high-quality food. Now they have become pioneers in instituting the use of organic foods in schools across the country. Since 2000 the...
Schools Grow Butterflies and Birds
School gardening is becoming more popular as teachers and parents realize the benefits to learning that this hands-on education offers. Now major corporations are getting involved. The Hilton...
In the Garden
Container gardens can begin with just about any container -- an old wheelbarrow, bathtub, bird cage, "distinguished-looking" shoe, child's wagon, or even just a camouflaged bag of potting mix. If it'll hold soil or potting mix and a plant, it's fair...
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Shows & Events
TOMATOMANIA Last chance to attend a TOMATOMANIA event this year. From April 29 to May 1, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.,...
Clever Gardening Technique
Poor Seed Germination? Poor germination of seeds may result from several conditions. The seeds may be too old, poorly...
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- Sow and Transplant Spring and Summer Veggies
- Add Some Herbs
- Plant Heat-Loving Trees
- Thin Fruits
- Build a Simple Compost Pile