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
No matter what motivates us to garden -- healthy food, beauty, relaxation, family fun -- we are not the only beneficiaries. Birds, insects, and other wildlife derive sustenance and shelter from what we grow. We may plant viburnums for their spring...
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Clever Gardening Technique
Reducing Floppy Hydrangea Flowers 'Annabelle' is a white Hydrangea arborescens that blooms on new wood so it's a good choice for...
The Wildlife Gardener's Guide If it's published by the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, it's bound to be excellent, and The Wildlife...
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- Rooting Pussy Willow Branches
- Warming Up the Soil
- Remove Leaves Around Roses
- Promoting Sturdier Transplants
- Plant Rhubarb