National News - From NGA Editors
Award-Winning, Fragrant Daylily
For the last 13 years the All-American Daylily Selection Council has awarded unique and outstanding daylily varieties the prestigious "All-American Daylily" award. Their testing program helps...
Quieter, Lighter Reel Mower
Gas-powered reel mowers cut grass cleanly with a scissor action, but although they are still used by some golf course professionals, the home garden versions of these mowers were heavy, unwieldy,...
Gardeners Fight Global Warming
Gardeners are naturally concerned about the environment, and one of the major environmental concerns on gardeners minds is global warming. The issue seems so huge that people may feel paralyzed...
A Dwarf Joe-Pye Weed For Small Gardens
One of the best perennial plants for growing in moist soils is Joe-Pye weed ( Eupatorium purpureum ). However, this native can grow to 7 feet tall at maturity, taking up lots of space in your...
In the Garden
After a recent windy afternoon with just enough rain sprinkles to make plants look dusty, I was preparing to hose off foliage on my young citrus transplant. Then I noticed that a couple of top leaves had been chewed. Peering closely, I spotted a...
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Favorite or New Plant
Dwarf Citrus Try a dwarf citrus tree if space is limited. Dwarf citrus are usually grown on 'Flying Dragon'...
Clever Gardening Technique
Don't Apply Hot Water Water heats up dramatically in hoses left lying in the sun. Don't apply hot water directly on...
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- Monitor Tomatoes
- Enjoy Saguaro Blooms
- Plant Warm-Season Flowers
- Plant Warm-Season Vegetables
- Check Irrigation Systems