December, 2005
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Investing in Your Landscape Pays Off

National News

Money does grow on trees, according to a new study from Michigan State University. Researchers conducted an experiment to determine the landscape components home buyers valued the most, and how...

A New Walkway De-Icer That’s Safe for Plants

Winter is upon us. If you live in an area with frequent snow and ice storms, you know it’s a chore to keep the drive and walkways cleared and safe. One of the products often used is a commercial...

A Unique Gift for Gardeners: Personal UV Monitor

Looking for the perfect holiday gift for the outdoorsy member of the family? How about his or her own personal UV monitor? With increased concern about the amount and intensity of skin exposure to...

New ‘Blushing Bride’ Hydrangea

Gardeners from the north to the south have enjoyed the beautiful ‘Endless Summer®’ hydrangea since its release two years ago. This mophead hydrangea ( Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Bailmer Endless...

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In the Garden


This Waning Season

Late fall facing into winter is the season we gardeners begin to retreat for the year, heads down against the cold days to come. We have raked the last of the fallen leaves, trimmed back the frosted perennials, cleaned out the vegetable garden. By now...
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Garden Lunacy: A Growing Concern How obsessive a gardener are you? Begin to discover your own degree of obsession and recognize...

Tool or Gardening Product

The Weed Wrench The Weed Wrench is a large scale, heavy-duty, hand-operated weeding tool capable of uprooting...
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Regional Reminders

  • Clean Up Sunflower Hulls
  • Brush Off Snow
  • Tend Windowsill Herbs
  • Clean Houseplants
  • Spray Fruit Trees

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