National News - From NGA Editors
Iowa County Mandates Purchase of Locally Grown Organic Foods
While many people agree that eating locally grown organic produce is a good idea, one county has put its money where its mouth is. Organic food producers in the Midwest got a big boost recently...
New 3-in-1 Blueberry
Blueberries are one of the easiest fruits to grow. The bushes are small and attractive, and given the right soil conditions they can yield a pail full of delicious berries. If you have room for...
Hardy Tree Rose
Tree or standard roses make lovely focal points in the landscape, and they lend a formal touch when grown on either side of a doorway or along walkways. While great strides have been made in...
Iris Pot Covers
Container gardening is hot, and the use of decorative pots is even hotter. In some cases, the pots have become even more important than the plants inside them. One growing trend is matching the...
In the Garden
I've always loved being in the garden at night. It may have started when I was young and would spend summer nights chasing fireflies in the yard. Then when my son was young and I had precious little leisure time to lose myself in the garden, I'd go out...
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Pruning Trees This US Forest Service Web page, How to Prune Trees , explains the why, how, and when; and has...
Tool or Gardening Product
Rose Gloves At a recent garden show I made the mistake of handling a pair of rose gloves, and they soon were...
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