National News - From NGA Editors
New Colorful Echinacea
Earlier this year we reported about new fragrant echinacea varieties -- Sunrise and Sunset -- that have recently been introduced to the public. The parade of new coneflower introductions...
Ivy of the Year
Topiaries are all the rage in the gardening world. Not only do they make great outdoor plants, many can be brought indoors in fall and enjoyed in winter under the proper lighting conditions. Each...
Vole Control Bait Station
With the onset of falls cool weather, animals are making plans to overwinter in your yard. Voles are one of the main rodents that love to hang around and feed. There are many species. Some will...
Apples for Better Health
The old adage an apple a day, keeps the doctor away, is gaining more validity as Cornell University researchers find more health benefits from eating fresh apples. Recent research suggests that...
In the Garden
Last year my zealous planting of daffodils by our front walkway rewarded us for many weeks during our long, cool spring. Day after day, the stunning blooms welcomed me home; new buds kept opening, and the older flowers were slow to fade. It was a...
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Shows & Events
Creating Winter Interest in the Garden Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, MA, will host a workshop called "Winter Interest in a Day"...
Favorite or New Plant
Japanese Forest Grass With arching leaves of yellow with green stripes, variegated Japanese forest grass ( Hakonechloa...
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- Move Houseplants Indoors
- Switch to Fall Lawn Care Regimen
- Enrich Soil for Next Year's Veggie Garden
- Divide Iris and Daylilies
- Don't Let Weeds Take Over