Northern & Central Midwest
National News - From NGA Editors
Unusual, Fragrant Trillium More Widely Available
Trilliums are beautiful native wildflowers that adorn deciduous forest floors in spring. While most people are familiar with the traditional white-flowering trillium ( Trillium grandiflorum ),...
New, Long-Lived, Decomposable Containers
Landscapers and gardeners use tons of plastic pots each year. Although long lasting and good for growing plants, they take a lot of fossil fuels to make and eventually end up in the landfill. Now...
Environmentally Friendly Engine Oil
There is a plethora of new "green" technologies available to help homeowners live a more environmentally friendly existence. One of the biggest polluters in the yard is the gas-powered mower. If...
Vegetable Gardening on the Rise
Gardening trends are often affected by the economy, and an increase in vegetable and edible gardening historically coincides with a downturn in the economy and increasing prices. Two survey...
In the Garden
Why exactly is it necessary to prune evergreens? We've all seen those 40-year-old junipers that have never been touched until they started creeping up above the windows. Then they are sheared so they look absolutely terrible for the rest of their lives....
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Slow Food USA Slow Food USA is a non-profit organization that promotes the tenet that pleasure and quality in...
Pruning DVD The Fine Gardening Pruning DVD-Rom (2007; $24.95) has it all. Not only are there plenty of...
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- Don't Trim Bulb Foliage
- Prune Spring-Flowering Trees and Shrubs
- Watch for Aphids
- Remove Strawberry Flowers
- Plant Trees and Shrubs