National News - From NGA Editors
New, White Cherry Tomato
Cherry tomatoes are sweet and prolific and good for eating in salads or straight from the garden. They come in a range of colors including red, pink, orange, yellow, and now white. Italian...
Environmentally Friendly Road Salt Solution
Winter for much of the country means ice and snow. One of the ways to help cars and feet grip better is to spread road salt on walkways and streets. More than 15 million tons of deicing salts are...
Unique Hibiscus Collection
Tropical hibiscus are impressive plants with their evergreen foliage and trumpet-shaped, brightly colored flowers. A new line of tropical hibiscus will be available in spring that offers unique...
Garden Design Program for Vegetable Gardeners
Winter is the perfect time to pull out the seed catalogs and design your vegetable garden. While most of us use the old paper-and-pencil method, there are some online garden design programs that...
In the Garden
Vegetables love good soil and plenty of sunlight. Yet many would-be gardeners are apartment or condo dwellers, while others live in cramped lots or in older neighborhoods where towering trees steal the sun from their potential garden plots. Containers...
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Container Gardening Web Sites The Container Gardening Web site from the Alabama Extension Service and the Minigardening...
Clever Gardening Technique
Wheelbarrow Garden For a unique container vegetable garden, use an old wheelbarrow. Make sure and drill a few...
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- Starting Christmas Cactus From a Cutting
- Fertilize Cool-Season Color Beds
- Order Seeds Early
- Test Soil in New Gardening Areas
- Plant Tulip and Hyacinth Bulbs