National News - From NGA Editors
Best Fall-Blooming Anemones
Anemones are great late-season bloomers in the perennial border. They produce 2- to 3-inch-diameter, single or double flowers on 2- to 4-foot-tall plants. The flowers come in a range of colors,...
Huge, New Fig
The fig crop is ripening in many areas of the county. If you love figs, you'll love this new variety from the Louisiana State University breeding program. 'LSU Gold' features 2-inch-wide, tender,...
As any gardener knows, the roots from trees growing along sidewalks or paved driveways can eventually cause the sidewalks to crack and heave. Municipalities in California have been experimenting...
New Clove-Scented Shrub
Finding a shrub that grows well in the shade, produces attractive flowers, and provides interesting foliage is a challenge. A new variegated version of the Florida anise bush ( Illicium floridanum...
In the Garden
The experiences that made me an avid gardener come from my earliest memories: planting sweet peas with my mother, harvesting baby carrots with my grandfather, roaming my uncle's ranch and picking kumquats for the first time. I remember when my brother...
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Favorite or New Plant
Epaulette Tree For something different in a small, flowering tree, try the epaulette tree ( Pterostyrax hispidus...
Clever Gardening Technique
Dividing Daffodils Daffodils multiply amazingly well under good growing conditions. Overcrowding will reduce their...
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- Leave Leafcutter Bees Alone
- Control Budworms
- Divide Dicentra
- Check Vegetables for Pests
- Prevent Corn Earworms