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
Gardeners are an unusually enthusiastic bunch, not surprising when you consider every year brings new plants, new tools, new techniques, new opportunities, new gardens to visit.... There's no need to feel stuck in a rut in your gardening endeavors. If...
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Favorite or New Plant
Shirley Poppies These annual poppies ( Papaver rhoes ) make a gorgeous display of nodding, tissue paper flowers...
National Garden Month April is National Garden Month, and the National Garden Month Web site can help you celebrate....
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- Cut Back Ornamental Grasses
- Remove Suckers
- Deter Dogs and Cats
- Prune Butterfly Bushes
- Watch for New Growth on Strawberries