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
I'd hazard a guess that for most gardeners, irrigation systems are not the most exciting element in their landscape. I can toss off a couple dozen things I'd rather do than tinker with leaky valves or crack my wallet open for replacements. It was easy...
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Shows & Events
Santa Fe Botanical Garden 2008 Tours Obtain creative ideas for your high-desert landscape during these two self-guided tours of New...
Clever Gardening Technique
Tricks to Fine-Tune Irrigation If your system lacks sufficient valves for plant material with different water requirements, and...
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- Train Vines
- Protect New Transplants
- Sow Veggies
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