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
There are few perennials as dependable as coneflowers (Echinacea), and for years I've relied on the traditional pink and white varieties to flower for weeks on end without a bit of attention from me, and then continue to hold their spiky seed heads for...
Read more »
Gardener's Yoga Stretch and breathe -- that's the mantra contained in the beautiful little book, Gardener's Yoga...
Clever Gardening Technique
Powdery Mildew on Indoor Plants The rosemary plants that I bring indoors for winter sometimes get powdery mildew, and cultural...
Read more »
- Give Fragrant Bouquets to Your Valentine
- Sow Onions
- Plan New Gardens
- Save Milk Jugs
- Organize Seeds