National News - From NGA Editors
Air Pollution Reduces Flower Fragrance
The decline of honeybee and native bee populations has been widely reported in the press, and a number of factors have been attributed to the decline, such as mites, disease, and stress. Now air...
New Multicolored Wallflower
Wallflowers are tender perennials that can also be grown as biennials in cold climates. This quintessential English flower features strap-like leaves and tender stems of brightly colored blossoms....
Choosing Roses for Your Region
The All-America Rose Selections (AARS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the introduction and promotion of award-winning roses. For 70 years they have trialed rose varieties across the...
Recipes from the Garden
Rosalind Creasy is considered a leader in the edible landscaping movement. Her famous book, The Complete Guide to Edible Landscaping (Sierra Club Books, 1982), is a bible for many home...
In the Garden
Winged, quarter-size, pink and white flowers drip from 3- to 4-foot stems. "It's a begonia BUSH," smiled Beth Judy as we left Hilo Hattie's near the Lihu'e airport in Kaua'i, Hawaii. Fiery orange crocosmia and blue and white puffball hydrangeas are wild...
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Greenphone.com Get paid for recycling your cell phone. Greenphone.com has an innovative phone recycling...
Tool or Gardening Product
Dramm Touch N Flow Sunrise 30-inch Rain Wand The Dramm Rain Wand has been a favorite because it impersonates a good rain. The water-breaking...
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- Heed Pesticide Recalls
- Remove Dead Dianthus Flowers
- Pull Back Mulch
- Hydrate Water-Absorbing Crystals in Containers
- Stake Tall Plants