August, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Gold Medal Flowers for 2007

National News

The European ornamental horticulture industry trade group, Fleuroselect, has been trialing and highlighting stellar annual and perennial flower varieties for 26 years. The flowers are grown in 30...

Beer Bait for Cockroaches

It’s late summer and your house is loaded with fresh vegetables and flowers from your garden. While you try to keep up with the abundance of produce flowing into your home, other unwanted guests,...

Tracking Droughts

Every year many gardeners across the country suffer through drought, and this year parts of the upper Midwest, mid-Atlantic region, and Texas have been especially dry. Now there is a Web site that...

New Ergonomic Hand Tools

There are many types of ergonomic tools on the market, however some are just regular hand tools with extra padding or support. Though they provide more comfort, they don’t give all the benefits of...

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In the Garden


Wood Chips for Weed Control

It was a distress call. Two-foot-tall weeds had taken over the backyard, which made looking out the kitchen window very depressing. Not to mention who knows what kinds of insects hopping from plant to plant, all but rising in clouds with each footfall...
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Shows & Events

Garden Centers of America Fashion in Bloom Once limited to horticultural professionals, this event is now open on Sept. 23 to home...

Tool or Gardening Product

Atlas Nitrile Touch Gloves For an all-around, washable gardening glove, the Atlas Nitrile Touch Glove has grown on me. It's...
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Regional Reminders

  • Order a Bounty of Spring Bulbs
  • Keep a Garden Photo Diary
  • Consider a Cover Crop for the Veggie Patch
  • Remove Seedpods and Propagate
  • Anticipate and Act

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