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
We all fantasize about growing a garden that is perfectly colorful all season long. We like the idea of a mixed border where annual bedding plants parade in full color from spring to fall, accentuating the glorious performance of our carefully chosen...
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New York State Bluebird Society I didn't know that the bluebird is the New York state bird. Even if you live in another state,...
Clever Gardening Technique
Bulb-Thieving Squirrel Stopper If squirrels like to rearrange (or simply remove) your newly planted bulbs, thwart them by...
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- Keep Bulbs Cool
- Color Up Poinsettias
- Plant Perennials
- Cull Fall Veggies
- Give Amaryllis a Fall Nap