National News - From NGA Editors
New ÂBlack PearlÂ Tomato
Over the last 20 years there has been a color revolution in the tomato world. What was traditionally a round, red fruit now comes in a variety of shapes, such as oval, wrinkled, and pointed; and...
Dispelling Garden Remedy Myths
Weve all heard, and probably tried, a few home remedies in our gardens with the hope that the spray or powder from the kitchen cabinet could provide a safe and effective way to kill pests....
New Dwarf AngelÂs Trumpet
Angels trumpet ( Brugmansia ) is a tropical tree that produces large, fragrant, pendulous flowers in summer. They have become especially popular for planting in containers on decks and patios....
What will they think of next? In an ever-expanding desire to reach a broader market for their products, a Dutch flower company has created the first glow-in-the-dark cut flowers. Freshly...
In the Garden
Newcomers are often surprised to discover that roses thrive here, but, in fact, 40 percent of the rose bushes sold are grown in this region and then shipped around the country for sale!
The campus of Mesa (Arizona) Community College features one of...
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Shows & Events
Xeriscape Conference This 11th annual event sponsored by the Xeriscape Council of New Mexico includes a two-day...
Clever Gardening Technique
Shred Leaves Run a lawn mower back and forth across piles of dried leaves to break them into smaller pieces....
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- Cut Back Ornamental Grasses
- Research Plants
- Rake Leaves
- Fertilize Cool-Season Containers
- Prune Woody Plants