National News - From NGA Editors
Showy Red-Flowering Vine
Looking for a new flowering annual vine to add to your summer collection? Look no further than the Great Cascade Wine Red Lophospermum. The attractive light green, hairy leaves have ruffled...
Level Your Pots
Youve probably heard of pot feet and pot toes. These products are used to keep containers elevated off the ground for better water drainage. Now theres a way to keep you pots, statues, and...
When we think of foods high in healthful antioxidants, fungi don't typically come to mind. But, in fact, mushrooms have been found to be high in the antioxidant ergothioneine, which protects cells...
Nickel Prevents Daylily Rust
Got daylilies? You might also be getting daylily rust. What was once considered an indestructible plant has been succumbing to a rust disease in many parts of the country. Daylily rust symptoms...
In the Garden
Forget-me-nots are so beautiful and easy to grow that I'm not surprised I see them so often in local gardens. For about a month in spring, their low mounds of fresh, green, thumb-shaped leaves send up 6- to 12-inch-tall stalks bearing blue, and...
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Shows & Events
Washington Park Arboretum Washington Park Arboretum is an excellent destination, winter, spring, summer, and fall. The...
Clever Gardening Technique
Bargain Garden Gloves You can spend a lot of money on garden gloves, but I've found that the cheap brown cotton jersey...
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- Discourage Aphids
- Water Thoroughly
- Thin Apples
- Build a Flower Basket
- Prevent Bitterness in Cucumbers