National News - From NGA Editors
New Lime Green Cauliflower
There are few vegetables as majestic-looking and beautiful as the Romanesco cauliflower. This Italian heirloom hails from the coastal region between Rome and Naples. Romanesco cauliflower is noted...
Cold-Hardy Clumping Bamboos
Bamboos have become popular landscape plants for creating garden rooms, blocking unsightly views, or lending your garden an Asian feel. Bamboos are grouped as either running or clumping types....
Organic Strawberries Better for Fighting Cancer
Over the years weve reported about the various cancer-fighting compounds contained in many fresh fruits and vegetables. New research suggests that how the fruits and vegetables are grown may make...
New Biodegradable Seedling Pots
Many gardeners have used peat, coir, and other biodegradable pots to start their seedlings. The advantage of peat and coir pots over plastic is that the "pot and all" can be transplanted in...
In the Garden
Funny how life happens. This morning a dear friend suggested I get a cat or dog for company. Good idea, I was once quite partial to a blonde, long-haired Afghan hound. But I've grown allergic to furry, four-legged pooches and kitties. By day's end,...
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Ockham's Razor Ockham's Razor, The Humble Earth Worm is a fun, fascinating read with great word pictures (worm...
Tool or Gardening Product
Perky-Pet Squirrel-be-Gone Wild Bird Feeder Squirrels chewed through the bungie cords holding the lid on my metal trash can where I store...
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- Count Your Birds
- Turn Your Indoor Plants
- Reconsider How You Deice
- Check Your Pond
- Redirect Your Gardening Energy