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
Is that a valid question? Indeed, for gardening enthusiasts and fanatics (and you know who you are), the response is most likely, "NO!" We think gardening is essential, perhaps not right up there with water, food, and shelter, but certainly tops on the...
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Shows & Events
Spring Plant Sale The University of California Riverside Botanic Gardens spring plant sale offers landscape trees...
Favorite or New Plant
Texas Mountain Laurel 'Silver Peso' The scent of grape bubble gum or kool-aid surrounds Sophora secundiflora 'Silver Peso' in...
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- Transplant Tomatoes and Peppers
- Check Irrigation Equipment
- Continue Transplanting Landscape Plants
- Plant Citrus
- Protect Young Plants