National News - From NGA Editors
Something Old and Something New in Tomatoes
Its the New Year. With the staggering economy, many people are looking to grow more of their own vegetables this year. With that in mind, I thought to highlight some of the best new varieties of...
Two Tough Greens
Theres nothing like fresh greens from the garden in spring. Two of the stars in the early spring greens garden are arugula and kale. They are tough, cold tolerate, tasty, and nutritious. Here are...
Not So Hot Pepper
Lovers of spicy foods know that any dish with habanero peppers in it will knock your socks off. Considered one of the hottest pepper types, habaneros must be used with caution when handling and...
Two New Cabbages
Cabbages may not be the type of vegetable that gets people excited, but these two new varieties have some great advantages that might inspire you grow them. Icy Fingers cabbage is one of...
In the Garden
Cool winter temperatures induce a craving for warm, soothing beverages. Many herbaceous plants that add color and scent to low desert gardens can also be used to brew an aromatic cup of tea.
Mexican mint tarragon ( Tagetes lucida ). This Mexican...
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Favorite or New Plant
Beargrass This southwestern native ( Nolina microcarpa ) adds an unusual element to the landscape. It has...
Clever Gardening Technique
Choosing Herbal Plants Purchasing herbal transplants is a more reliable route to obtaning desired flavors than growing...
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