National News - From NGA Editors
New Multicolored Bee Balm
Bee balm ( Monarda didyma ) is known as a widely adapted perennial flower that features red, white, or lavender flowers that butterflies and hummingbirds love. A new selection from England adds a...
Incredible New Hydrangea
From the world of plant blogs comes word of a new, improved version of the popular Annabelle hydrangea. Annabelle is a midsummer-blooming Hydrangea arborescens selection that blooms on new...
New Squirrel-Proof Bird Feeder
Come fall, many gardeners restock the bird feeders to attract a variety of feathered friends to their yards for winter. One of the worst problems with many bird feeders is squirrels stealing the...
Earthworms Spread Weed Seed
Giant ragweed ( Ambrosia trifida ) is one of the main contributors to the hay fever that causes distress to millions of gardeners this time of year. While giant ragweed is quite capable of...
In the Garden
This is the third and final report on choosing plants for Chiricahua Mountains area landscapes. The basic concept of planting within microclimates may help you better understand choosing and siting plants wherever you live and garden.
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Shows & Events
High Desert Gardening & Landscaping Conference Mark your calendar to attend the 16th annual conference on February 12 & 13 in Sierra Vista,...
Favorite or New Plant
Southeast Arizona Native Grass Mix Native Seeds/SEARCH offers this seed mix containing 14 species of grass native to southeastern...
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- Reduce Watering
- Plant Bulbs
- Transplant Perennials
- Plant an Edible Flower Bed
- Add Some Pungeancy