National News - From NGA Editors
New Scented Tuberous Begonia
Tuberous begonias are gorgeous, shade-loving flowers that produce large bouquets of single or double blooms in colors ranging from white to deep red. However, for as beautiful as they look, these...
Honeybees as Plant Bodyguards
Most gardeners know the advantages of honeybees visiting the garden. Bees play a critical role in the pollination of many fruits and vegetables. New research from Germany shows that honeybees can...
New Colorful False Indigo
Baptisia, or false indigo, is a popular spring-flowering, bushy perennial that grows 2 to 7 feet tall and wide depending on the species. There are white-, purple-, and yellow-flowered types...
Low Stress Wheeled Snow Shovel
Snow and cold is engulfing much of the country this year. While its great to hire someone to plow your driveway and walkways, for do-it-yourselvers shoveling snow actually can be a good form of...
In the Garden
A New Year brings fresh resolve to practice a more healthy lifestyle, not only for ourselves and family members, but for the wider community. Consider incorporating one or more of these earth-friendly ideas into your gardening routine.
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Shows & Events
Sixth Arizona Botany Meeting This event will be hosted by the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (ASDM), the Desert Botanical...
Gardening for Birds Desert Bird Gardening is a handy booklet listing native plants that provide food or shelter for...
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- Organize and Clean Containers
- Transplant Wildflower Seedlings
- Prepare Soil
- Follow the Sun
- Plant Bare-root Roses and Fruit Trees