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
I claim the title of Slowest Gardener. This thought hovers in the back of my mind while situating a new plant or piece of garden art. I move it here, I move it there, I move it everywhere. And then I start the process all over again. I'm slow to pull...
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Nevada Tree Selection and Planting Although Urban Forestry Tree Planting Practices for Nevada is a two-page publication, it...
Clever Gardening Technique
Tie Palm Fronds Before transplanting palms with long fronds, such as date palms, carefully lift the fronds...
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