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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
As the month of February has rolled around, it's time to think about a meaningful gift for your favorite Valentine. Instead of the traditional bouquet of cut, long-stemmed roses, why not give a gift that keeps on growing and flowering. Among the...
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The Container Expert If you don't have a plot of land on which to grow a garden, try growing flowers and vegetables in...
Clever Gardening Technique
Water Lawns in Winter Believe it or not, you may need to water your lawn even in winter. Winter dry spells can be as...
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- Inspect the Water Garden
- Getting Ready to Start Seeds
- Start Cool-Season Veggies
- Control Fungus Gnats
- Use Sand on Ice