National News - From NGA Editors
Tempting New Tomato Varieties
Tomatoes are the most popular vegetable grown across the country, and for 2007 there are some new varieties that should peak everyones interest. One of the trends in tomatoes is fruits of...
2007 Perennial Plant of the Year
Each year there are a bevy of perennial flowers to tempt us -- both new and old favorites -- and it can be difficult to choose what to plant. The Perennial Plant Association helps us by naming a...
Gardening With Seniors and Kids
Seniors and kids are a natural combination in the garden. Seniors have years of experience, wisdom, and patience for creating gardens, and kids have the enthusiasm, energy, and strength to help...
Marigolds Thrive With Earthworm Castings
Earthworms are known to be key components of healthy garden soils. They not only aerate the soil with their tunneling, but their droppings or castings are known to be a good plant food, as well....
In the Garden
The nicest thing about garden writing is the opportunity to visit gardens and meet the gardeners who created them. I've never seen a garden that doesn't have something of interest, something I've never seen before or wouldn't have thought of, whether it...
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Shows & Events
Master Gardener Training University of Arizona Cooperative Extension is offering its 17-week Master Gardener training...
Tool or Gardening Product
Ecological Calendar Rather than month-by-month grids, this illustrated calendar represents what's happening in nature...
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- Recycle Cut Christmas Trees
- Sow Tomato and Pepper Seeds
- Monitor Cool-Season Veggies
- Fertilize Citrus