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
If you are a gardener sooner or later you're going to try your hand at plant propagation. I'm talking about making more plants from those you already have, or perhaps from those of a friend or neighbor. You may have avoided trying to propagate plants in...
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Basic Seed Saving The Basic Seed Saving Web site provides specific seed-saving instructions for 27 common...
Tool or Gardening Product
The Rooter Pot If you've ever tried to do an air layer holding the soil or moss in place as you wrap it with...
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- Tidy Up The Garden Now For Spring
- Prepare Beds for Late-Winter Rose Planting
- Put Perennial Flowers to Bed
- Give Fruit Trees a Fall Clean Up
- Prepare Power Equipment for Winter Storage