National News - From NGA Editors
Plants to Grow (and Those to Avoid) in Deer Country
Deer are a common problem throughout the country. They love to browse on a variety of trees, shrubs, flowers, and vegetables. Of course, the best deer deterrent is a good fence. Gardeners also...
Shamrock Plants Get a Makeover
To warm-weather gardeners, shamrock plants (Oxalis) are weeds. To Irish-Americans, theyre considered good luck. The new series of shamrocks available for home gardeners might actually turn them...
Watering Cans With a Flair
Now you can choose an indoor watering can with good form and good function that also matches your kitchen decor. The Oxo Indoor Pour & Store Watering Can -- available in seven colors -- features a...
Growing Fragrant Orchids
Orchids are one of the hottest-selling houseplants. In addition to their beauty, they are easy to grow and they flower for weeks, even months. To top it off, some are wonderfully fragrant. There...
In the Garden
Let's face it, early 21st-century life is complicated, and time has become as precious a commodity as money. One of the best things anyone ever did for my mother was take the time to fill her hummingbird feeders all summer when she was no longer able to...
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Shows & Events
Garden Gurus VIII Make plans now to brighten those gray January days by attending the day-long celebration of...
Forcing Bulbs at Home Forcing flower bulbs at home is a fun and easy way to enjoy spring flowers during the winter...
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- Protect Roses
- Purchase a Holiday Cactus
- Keep an Eye on Evergreens
- Mulch Strawberries
- Clean and Fill Bird Feeders