National News - From NGA Editors
New Red and Pink Everblooming Hydrangeas
Many gardeners in Northern climates have been enjoying the blue hydrangea Endless Summer for a few years. Unlike most mophead hydrangeas ( Hydrangea macrophylla ), Endless Summer blooms on new...
Dual-Use Water Nozzle
Its time to start watering lawns and gardens. While conventional water nozzles produce a pressurized stream of water thats good for washing cars and driveways, they arent the best for watering...
Unique Double-Flowered Hostas
Hostas are one of the most popular shade perennials. Theyre carefree and easy to grow, and not only are there many variations of leaf color and pattern, the flowers on many varieties are...
Avoid Cypress Mulch
Hurricane Katrinas destruction on the gulf coast extends beyond the houses and streets of New Orleans. Its estimated that more than 64,000 acres of mature cypress forest was wiped out in the...
In the Garden
This year's Philadelphia Flower Show on the theme "Enchanted Spring; A Tribute to Mother Nature," was a welcome tug from winter into spring. The fun began on entering the Convention Center's exhibit hall, where the towering Floratopia Tree greeted...
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Formosan Termite Scare The latest urban legend is a nationwide Internet scare about "cheap" wood mulch being...
Shows & Events
Wildflowers and Cherry Blossoms Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve will introduce tots to the joys of the outdoors in a Preschool...
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- Rake and Remove Debris
- Leave a Margin for Mulch
- Feeding Shrubs and Perennials
- Top-Dress Bulbs as Leaves Emerge
- Pot Up Tender Bulbs