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
Less than enthusiastic about a bleak, nongardening winter, in September I started toying with the idea of buying a greenhouse. Nothing fancy, something small -- just somewhere to overwinter my fancy geraniums, New Zealand flax (Phormium), elephant ears,...
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Landscape Plants Though this Landscape Plants site is from the University of Florida Institute of Food and...
Shows & Events
Owl Prowl Mid-January is the height of owl mating season. If you give a hoot, join the Owl Prowl on Sat.,...
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