National News - From NGA Editors
Research Links Acid Rain to Sugar Maple Decline
Colorful fall foliage is one of the characteristic signs of autumn throughout much of the eastern United States, and sugar maples, with their brilliant orange and red leaf colors, are one of the...
Gold Medal Dogwood
Since 1978 the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) has annually recognized outstanding trees, shrubs, and woody vines. These plants are awarded the PHS Gold Medal for their eye appeal,...
New Technique for Protecting Blackberries
Trailing blackberry varieties such as Siskiyou and Chester Thornless are popular for their large-sized fruits and heavy production. But little commercial production of trailing blackberries...
Warmer, Wetter Winter?
Trying to predict the severity of the upcoming winter in October is like trying to predict the winner of the Super Bowl in November. But over the years atmospheric researchers have found that one...
In the Garden
Fall weather signals the much anticipated arrival of the major planting time for low-desert gardeners. We enjoy two distinct planting seasons for annual vegetables, with different veggies thriving in each season. The trick is knowing when to plant what!...
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Desert Harvest at the Gardens Mesquite bean flour was an important and nutritious food staple in Native American diets, but if...
Clever Gardening Technique
Recycle Free Wood Chips Spreading mulch around plants is one of the easiest things you can do to conserve water and help...
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- Stop Fertilizing Citrus and Landscape Plants
- Transplant Strawberries
- Plan Your Winter Lawn
- Sow Wildflowers
- Water Pecan Trees Deeply