National News - From NGA Editors
Investing in Your Landscape Pays Off
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 ThatÂs Safe for Plants
Winter is upon us. If you live in an area with frequent snow and ice storms, you know its 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 ÂBlushing BrideÂ 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...
In the Garden
Snow is flying past my windows, and as I watch it coat my weeping birch, I think, "Uh oh." I see that I haven't wrapped the tree trunk yet to protect it from wintering rodents and browsing deer. I intentionally wait until the ground is frozen before...
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Backyard Wildlife Habitat For 30 years the National Wildlife Federation's Backyard Wildlife Habitat Program has been...
Clever Gardening Technique
Highlight Landscape Features Now that you have your holiday lights out of the box, why not highlight one of your favorite...
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- Caring for Holiday Plants
- Propagate African Violets
- Cut Back Geraniums
- Place Seeds in Storage
- Watch Closely for Spider Mites