National News - From NGA Editors
Gold Medal Flowers for 2007
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
Its 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,...
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 dont give all the benefits of...
In the Garden
Although many obscure vegetables or fruits are that way because they are either difficult to grow or really don't taste very good, others just don't seem to catch on, even when they have many fine characteristics to recommend them. Witness the yard-long...
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Asian Vegetables Of the half dozen or so books on growing and using Asian vegetables, my two favorites are...
Tool or Gardening Product
Portable Cold Frame Lettuce, kale, collards, Asian greens, radishes, turnips, arugula, and broccoli raab -- these...
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- Take Advantage of Plant Sales
- Buy Fall-Blooming Flowers
- Avoid Pruning Spring-Flowering Shrubs
- Prepare Houseplants For Indoors
- Make the Most of Fall