National News - From NGA Editors
Toast to Your Health With a Glass of Pomegranate Juice
This tropical fruit, which offers up brilliant red edible seeds, is showing up in finer restaurants as a special blend in cocktails. But pomegranates ( Punica granatum ) are not just trendy,...
Butterfly Bushes For Small Gardens
Butterfly bushes are well-known late summer- and fall-blooming perennials. There are a number of selections of these butterfly-attracting shrubs with different-colored flowers. However, the plants...
Organic Mulch Boosts Tomato Production
Heirloom tomato varieties continue to be popular among home gardeners. To get the highest production from tomatoes, some growers have been advocating the use of plastic mulch. New research in Ohio...
Add Beneficial Fungi When Planting
Many gardeners, especially those in warm areas, are still planting bulbs, trees, and shrubs, and adding soil amendments such as compost and fertilizer when planting. But the most critical additive...
In the Garden
I'm a collector of seed packets; I appreciate them for their artwork as much as for the germs of life contained within. So when I was thinking about what to make this year for holiday gifts for gardening friends, the seed packets called to me. They said...
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Clever Gardening Technique
Trees and Greens in Faux Clay Pots In our climate most containers won't weather the cold outside, but the faux clay pots can stay...
Shows & Events
Stories From the Garden "Tales of Passion, Obsession and Firsthand Reports From the Garden" is the topic of a New England...
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- Don't Prune Subshrubs
- Remove Rose Leaves
- Pot Up Bulbs
- Protect Tree Trunks
- Empty Soil From Outdoor Pots