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
Pastel shades of yellow, pink, lavender, blue, and white provide a respite from the intensity of desert sun and heat. Bulb combinations are one way to create this soothing color scheme.
Rain lilies, also known as fairy lilies ( Zephyranthes spp.),...
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Shows & Events
Fall Plant Sale Festival The Desert Botanical Garden plant sale gets bigger and better every year. It is "members-only" on...
Southern Nevada Botanical Sites University of Nevada Cooperative Extension provides an extensive and intriguing list of public...
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- Buy Bulbs
- Prepare Garden Beds
- Prune and Fertilize Roses
- Encourage Christmas Cacti to Bloom
- Plant a Tree With Fall Color