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National News - From NGA Editors
New Gold-Leafed Clematis
European alpine clematis ( Clematis alpina ) features twining foliage that can reach up to 6 feet tall and nodding, bell-shaped flowers. Now theres a new selection from Holland that boasts...
Propane Powered Grass Trimmer
Many power equipment manufacturers are adapting their products to environmental regulations by making them more fuel efficient and cleaner burning. There is also an increase in the use of...
Chill Plants to Stop Mealybugs
Mealybugs are common garden and houseplant pests. These cottony white bugs attach themselves to leaves and stems and suck plant juices. Their damage can cause leaves to drop and the sticky...
New Use for Dandelions
Gardeners are very familiar with the common dandelion. Many homeowners spend lots of money and time trying to eradicate this weed from their lawns. However, the lowly dandelion may play a role in...
In the Garden
We are so lucky to live in California where earthquakes and droughts are our only major natural problems. I have never heard of anybody whose garden was damaged by an earthquake. Imagine living where hurricanes wipe out your greenhouse or where...
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Shows & Events
Holiday Traditions at Filoli Come experience the excitement of Filoli's spectacular 9-day Holiday Traditions fundraising event...
Myths and Miracles of garden plants Planthropology, The Myths, Mysteries and Miracles of My Garden Favorites , by Ken Druse...
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