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
Next on your dinner plate: genetically modified salmon or pork. Last week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released draft "guidance" for producers of genetically engineered animals. The FDA will now begin accepting proposals to sell the...
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Shows & Events
Scarecrows in the Garden The Atlanta Botanical Garden presents its annual Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit in October,...
Preserving Summer Flowers There are many ways to preserve summer flowers, and Drying Flowers and Foliage for Arrangements...
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- Fall is for Planting
- Dig Summer Bulbs
- Get Houseplants Ready for Indoors
- Harvest Pumpkins
- Gather Flowers for Drying