February, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New ‘Black Pearl’ Tomato

National News

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

We’ve 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 Angel’s Trumpet

Angel’s 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....

Glow-in-the-Dark Roses

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...

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In the Garden


Celebrating the Winter Garden

Do you recognize yourself in these signs of a winter garden lover: trudging through January snow to admire the first fragrant yellow blooms on a Hamamelis x intermedia 'Pallida'; appreciating the ice-laden forms of Mahonia aquifolium and Picea...
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Shows & Events

Ecological Landscaping and Garden Photography Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve in New Hope, PA, is hosting the 6th Annual Land Ethics...

Web Finds

The Hardy Plant Society on the East Coast The Hardy Plant Society was started about 50 years as a conservation effort for hardy herbaceous...
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Regional Reminders

  • Get Physical
  • Sort, Pack, and Chat
  • Don't Worry About Peeping Bulbs
  • Keep Pond Water Flowing
  • Let Fish Hibernate

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