National News - From NGA Editors
There are literally hundreds of rose varieties available for gardeners to plant. In order to help us choose the best ones, the All-America Rose Selections organization tests new varieties for two...
A Deer Control Roundup
Deer are a big problem for gardeners in many areas of the country. While there are a plethora of home and commercial remedies and deterrent methods available, it can be hard to differentiate...
A Better Solution for Powdery Mildew
For a number of years baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) sprays have been recommended for controlling powdery mildew and black spot fungal diseases on roses, phlox, and other garden plants. Baking...
New Arabian Lilac
Lilacs ( Syringa sp.) are popular ornamental shrubs in many northern gardens. The Arabian lilac ( Vitex trifolium purpurea Fascination), while not a true lilac, is a good alternative for...
In the Garden
I spent my weekend groveling with gravel. My friend recently purchased a home with a huge yard and wanted my expert advice. Okay, he wanted my free labor. Whatever.
Unfortunately, the previous owners had made one of the most common mistakes in...
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Shows & Events
Schoolyard Habitat Contest The Schoolyard Habitat Foundation sponsors an annual contest for schools in Maricopa County, AZ...
Favorite or New Plant
Angelita Daisy This little bundle of joy belongs in every yard. Angelita daisy ( Hymenoxys acaulis ) blooms...
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- Transplant Tomatoes
- Plant Bare-Root Roses
- Fertilize Citrus
- Name That Aloe
- Check on Bulbs