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
We gardeners are just as susceptible to the latest fad as anyone else. See something cute, beautiful, unusual, or whatever catches our fancy on television, at the garden center, or in our neighbor's yard, and we want one, too. Soon momentum builds, and...
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GreenScaping Looking for basic information about ways to green your garden? The United States Environmental...
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Rainwater Collection System With the growing awareness of the need to conserve water, gardeners are seeking out the benefits...
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