National News - From NGA Editors
Salvia is a versatile darling of the flower garden. There are many annual and perennial varieties and one of the most colorful and easiest to grow is mealy cup sage or Salvia farinacea . A new...
Determine Your GardenÂs Sun Exposure
One of the most common causes of a plant struggling in the garden is not enough, or too much, sunlight. Its important to know how the sunlight changes over the course of the spring and summer. As...
Insecticide Use Linked to Parkinson's Disease
Every gardener knows that great care should be used in applying any pesticide. Exposure to pesticides can have serious short- and long-term health effects. Recent research points to the gravity of...
Free Online Plant Information Database
Are you looking for a source for a special plant? Are you looking for an expert gardening Web site for information on growing plants in your area? Want to see what has been written about a...
In the Garden
I just restocked the rabbits' pantry, once known as my front flower bed. Emboldened by their seeming indifference of late, I planted without chicken wire. Battalions of bunnies materialized to graze gallon-sized lavender, coreopsis, and gaillardia down...
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Parade of Ponds If you'd like to add an organic, low-maintenance water feature to your landscape, find...
Sages The New Book of Salvias: Sages for Every Garden (Timber Press, 2008; $19.95) covers almost 150...
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