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
Just this morning I read in the newspaper that one of the big discount stores nearby is now selling organically grown produce and related products. Being both organic-minded and very frugal, I should be celebrating. So why don't I feel happy?
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FoodRoutes.org The FoodRoutes.org Web site encourages consumers to support local farms. It's filled with...
Tool or Gardening Product
EarthWay Garden Seeder Last week I bought a handy dandy Earthway Garden Seeder. I grow lots of flowers to sell, and it's...
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