National News - From NGA Editors
New Sun-Tolerant Caladium
Caladiums are known for their ability to brighten shady spots in the yard with their colorful leaves. Now there's a caladium that's more sun tolerant than other varieties, and its shorter stature...
Grapes May Protect Against Diabetes
According to the National Institutes of Health, its estimated that 1 in every 400 to 600 children and adolescents in the U.S. has type 1 diabetes. This epidemic has spurred research into ways to...
New Animal Control for Gardens
Controlling marauding animals from eating your landscape and garden is a never-ending task. Now theres a new, low-impact, technological tool to add to your list of repellent sprays, fences, and...
Warm Temperatures Increase the Sugar and Nutrients in Tomatoes
Most gardeners know the flavor and nutritional quality of fresh tomatoes is best if you grow your own. New research from France shows that the temperature at which fruit ripens can also affect the...
In the Garden
Come smell the 'Abraham Darby', I insisted. Often we get so caught up in garden chores that we need and appreciate a reminder to "stop and smell the roses." These large peach, pink, and yellow blooms are subtle charmers. No bright red calls for...
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All About Roses Rose care experts share experience and knowledge on this American Rose Society (ARS) Web site....
Shows & Events
Local Farmers' Markets Open Regionwide "Buy Local" and enjoy better taste and nutrition while supporting local growers (students,...
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