National News - From NGA Editors
Wild Ginger on Steroids
Wild ginger ( Asarum ) is a favorite ground cover and woodland plant for shade gardens, especially those located under high deciduous tree canopies. Now from China comes a new cousin of wild...
Reduce Your Risk From Pesticides in Produce
Many people worry about the amount of pesticides they're exposed to through a diet of conventionally grown fruits and vegetables. Even gardeners who grow their own produce depend on food from the...
Eat Your Weeds
Lamb's-quarter is a well-known weed in many vegetable and flower gardens across the country. While many gardeners spend hours pulling and hoeing this weed, maybe they should start eating it...
Easier Way to Plant Bulbs
Its bulb-planting time, and if youre planning on popping in some daffodils, tulips, hyacinths, and other spring beauties, a bulb-planting tool can lesson the strain on your back and legs....
In the Garden
As fall approaches and the need for watering, weeding, and fertilizing diminishes, most of us begin to think about putting the garden to bed and settling in for the winter. However, fall is not only a season for closure, it's a superb time for planting...
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Shows & Events
Guided Tour of Kubota Garden Park The aways-lovely Kubota Garden Park is at its finest when the summer greenery changes into...
Favorite or New Plant
Sedum 'Autumn Joy' I'm always on the lookout for plants that complement one another, and I think the robust...
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