National News - From NGA Editors
New Apricot Zinnia
Zinnias are one of the easiest annual flowers to grow in the garden, and they come in many sizes, shapes, and colors -- from pure white to deep red. Now gardeners have a beautiful new apricot...
A Solution for Heavy Containers
Container gardening continues to be hugely popular, and many gardeners love to experiment with large containers, mixing and matching edibles, flowers, and even small shrubs. However, large...
The Best Daisies
The Shasta daisy ( Leucanthemum x superbum ) is a carefree, widely adapted perennial flower that gardeners across the country can grow. The flowers reach 5 inches in diameter with yellow centers...
Kudzu Contributes to Air Pollution
As if there weren't enough reasons to dislike this ubiquitous Southern weed that is migrating northward with global warming, now it appears kudzu emits gases that contribute to air pollution....
In the Garden
Diminutive snowdrops have been blooming in the garden since mid-January, daffodil foliage is emerging from the frozen ground, and in only a few weeks soft winds will regularly beckon me outdoors. No matter. The next couple of weeks always seem to be the...
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Fruit Nursery Source List Although it's important to utilize local nurseries and garden centers as much as possible, when...
The Wildlife Gardener's Guide The Brooklyn Botanic Garden Guides are known for their 120 pages being filled with information...
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- Take Advantage of Good Weather
- Grow the Herb of the Year
- Wash Pots
- Improve Garden Record-Keeping
- Bring Branches Into Bloom Indoors