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
Winter in our region is a series of brief and erratic breaks in an otherwise long growing season stretching from fall to spring. We live between the northern zones, where there is a REAL winter season each year, and the subtropics, where freezing...
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Freeze Protection Video Clip Check out this Freeze Protection Web site for one of my brief video clips on protecting...
Favorite or New Plant
Chinkapin (or Chinquapin) Oak Winter is a great time to plant shade trees. Chinkapin oak grows into a large, stately shade tree...
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- Bring In the Berries
- Grow More Salads
- Extend the Life of Holiday Plants
- Prepare Landscape Equipment For Winter
- Clean Up Flower Beds