National News - From NGA Editors
New Dwarf, Variegated Weigela
Weigela is a widely grown, adaptable, spring-flowering shrub. Its beautiful tube-shaped flowers come in a range of colors from white to red. However, after blooming, the shrubs green foliage is...
A Safer Hedge Trimmer
For many gardeners, trimming the hedge is a time-consuming, physically strenuous, and potentially dangerous task. Now from England comes a new electric trimmer with a concealed blade and a...
Variegated Queen of the Meadow
Another common plant that has taken on a new look is queen of the meadow or Filipendula. This hardy perennial grows 4 feet tall, producing plumes of creamy white or pink flowers in midsummer. Its...
Enter a Photo Contest
Are you an amateur photographer who loves taking photos of gardens, parks, and green spaces? Why not enter your photos in a contest that could result in your photo being featured in a 2007...
In the Garden
In my mixed garden borders, annuals, bulbs, perennials, and shrubs mingle with abandon. The perennials and shrubs form the backbone; annuals and bulbs provide sparks of interest to enliven the garden throughout the season. I use masses of annuals to...
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Gardening By Heart Nothing conjures up the vision of a glorious, graceful plant like the name Queen Anne's Lace. But...
Favorite or New Plant
Astounding Astilbes Always on the lookout for shade-loving plants, I'm really pleased with the astilbes I acquired a...
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