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
I love lettuce picked fresh from the garden. It's the perfect all-season crop, producing crisp, succulent leaves from early March through the following January in my garden. Lettuce grows best in cool weather in rich, moist soil. It's sensitive to frost...
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Shows & Events
Skagit Valley Tulip Festival The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival runs from April 1-30, 2006. This spectacular display of blossoms...
Favorite or New Plant
Love-in-a-Mist Love-in-a-mist ( Nigella damascena ) has it all: beautiful flowers; graceful, finely cut foliage;...
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- Dethatch Lawns
- Divide Perennials
- Prune Clematis
- Take Geranium Cuttings
- Transplant Seedlings