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
Gardening as a general activity brings you fresh air, sunshine (vitamin D), physical exercise, and a one-on-one opportunity to experience nature and the seasons, as well as a somewhat indefinable sense of well-being. Lawns are nice, flowers are...
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Favorite or New Plant
Ornamental Onions The allium, or onion, family is one of my favorites, both in the kitchen and in the flower...
Tool or Gardening Product
Labels and Label Maker Adding sturdy, attractive, long-lasting labels to your garden helps you keep track of what you're...
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- Continue Planting Summer Bulbs
- Give the Lawn a Boost
- Prune and Fertilize Rhododendrons and Azaleas
- Weed, Fertilize, Mulch
- Harvest and Plant