Coastal and Tropical South
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
Down here at ground level, where the trowel meets the dirt, it's all about weed control. Especially if you lean towards organic gardening practices (and I hope you do!) or if your garden design is formal, weed control is essential. Now's the time to get...
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Favorite or New Plant
Kohlrabi, Anyone? Reading about the prizewinning vegetables at the Alaska State Fair gave me pause. It wasn't the...
Tool or Gardening Product
Lawn Mowing Shoes What? Now we need special shoes for lawn mowing, in addition to safety goggles and earplugs?...
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