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
Looking for a creative way to beautify the landscape or to increase the space available for vegetable or flower gardening? Create a "garden to go." I'm talking about a mobile garden that you can move wherever you wish to add beauty and increase your...
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Container Gardening This Container Gardening Web site by Alabama Extension is one of the most helpful I've seen on...
Clever Gardening Technique
Tomato Irrigator Make a tomato-watering device to provide your tomatoes with a good soaking that wets the soil...
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- Prevent Blossom-End Rot
- Tolerate Evergreens Dropping Old Leaves
- Include Hanging Baskets
- Fertilize Tomatoes
- Use Caution With Weed Killers