National News - From NGA Editors
Award-Winning Squash and Viola
The All America Selections (AAS) committee has been awarding new, high-performing vegetables and annual flowers their prestigious award for more than 75 years. These varieties are trialed across...
Bag That Compost
Composting has many benefits, including enlivening soil, reducing food waste, and reducing the amount of organic matter going to the local landfills. However, many gardeners find composting a...
New Gold-Red Lenten Rose
Hellebores or lenten roses are one of the first perennials to flower in spring. These shade-lovers make an excellent groundcover under large deciduous trees and grow well in moist soil, too....
Food Pairings: Making a Good Match
When making a meal from scratch, its often frustrating to be missing a few ingredients. Another frustration is wondering what dish will compliment a favorite vegetable or other food. If youre...
In the Garden
Conversation stopped as I began flipping through Michael Dirr's Hydrangeas For American Gardens . We'd been chatting and opening Christmas presents from good friend and holiday hostess Barb. "Hydrangeas are my favorite," offered one guest eyeing my...
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Pennsylvania's Marketplace for the Mind With the difficult economy, food gardening will take center stage in upcoming years....
Tool or Gardening Product
PotLifter You'll still need someone else to help you move those large containers and heavy bags. The...
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- Clean and Fill Birdfeeders
- Check Shrubs and Trees for Dead Branches to Remove
- Consider Removing Overgrown, Poorly Placed Shrubs
- Water Fall-Planted Trees, Shrubs, Roses, Perennials
- Organize a Neighborhood Gardeners' Get-Together