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National News - From NGA Editors
Flower Tower in Paris
Integrating plants into building designs for aesthetic and environmental purposes has become very popular. For example, green roofs have become more common in Europe and North America as a way to...
New Red Climbing Rose for Cold Climates
Many gardeners have fond memories of arbors loaded with red Blaze climbing roses, but for gardeners in colder climates the only way to grow vigorous climbers such as Blaze is to pull the canes...
Heres a last-minute holiday gift idea for a gardener in the family. Gardeners are always concerned about the temperature in the garden, especially when frost is threatening or winter night...
Curry May Help Stem Cognitive Decline
Yellow curry has been known to bring a little sweat to the brow and fire to the belly. Now it appears that it may help your brain function as you age, too. Researchers at the National University...
In the Garden
Right smack dab in the middle of winter we get these stunningly beautiful days -- 72 degrees and all the sunshine you can drink. I love California for this very reason. We can garden all year long, barbecue outdoors in January, and walk along the beach...
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Shows & Events
Holidays at Dunsmuir Celebrate the holidays at Dunsmuir House in Oakland, December 2-17. Dunsmuir House is a historic...
Clever Gardening Technique
Lazy Man's Mulch If you have a cutting garden or a vegetable garden that you won't be using over the winter, I...
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- Trim Ornamental Grasses
- Care for Feathered Friends
- Tune Up Garden Tools