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
Berry-laden holly is a classic holiday decoration and one that is easy to grow in your back yard. While most hollies are evergreen, one of my favorites is deciduous winterberry ( Ilex verticillata ), which sports densely packed, bright red berries that...
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The North Carolina Cooperative Extension's Publications for Lawn and Garden Web site has...
The Garlic Lovers' Cookbook, Vol. II Need ideas for using extra garlic? Do you have a garlic lover on your holiday list? Look no...
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