National News - From NGA Editors
New Japanese Sweet Corn
Supersweet corn varieties created a revolution in the corn world when they were introduced because they allowed gardeners to harvest and keep sweet corn for weeks in the summer. However, some...
New Portable Label Maker
Keeping track of plants in the garden is always a challenge. Of course, the best way to know which perennial flower is growing where is to label them. But labeling each and every plant is...
Razzle Dazzle Dwarf Crape Myrtle
Crape myrtles are considered the "lilacs of the South." They grow easily in hot climates, flowering in summer when few other trees are in bloom. However, gardeners with small yards have limited...
Pumpkins are a fun crop to grow, but for gardeners in areas with humid summers, such as in the Midwest and the eastern US, powdery mildew disease can reduce production. In 2005, researchers at the...
In the Garden
On a March trip to Florida, I was looking for sun, surf, and bone-soothing warmth. A few plant ideas for the Northeast would be fine -- huge pink or red camellias, tan and gray mottled-bark crape myrtles. In Jacksonville though, I also discovered Ellen...
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Shows & Events
Spring into Brookside Gardens, Maryland Spring demonstrations, lectures, and special events start at Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan...
International Society of Arboriculture Wondering which tree to buy and how to plant it? Or how to choose an arborist? Which branches to...
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