National News - From NGA Editors
New Mildew-Resistant Phlox
Tall summer phlox ( Phlox paniculata ) are a midsummer treat is any perennial garden. The flowers are showy and are available in a range of colors, including pure white, pink, lilac, and red....
To Till or Not Till in Compost
Most gardeners know that compost applied to perennial beds helps the soil and plants in many ways. Usually the added compost is tilled into the soil before planting. Now research from the...
Community Gardens at all USDA Facilities
New research from the National Gardening Association shows there are more than 1 million community gardens in the United States and up to 3 million people would like to garden in a community garden...
New Early, Sweet Melon
Melons are a favored summer vegetable. While most gardeners are familiar with the traditional cantaloupes, there are now other exotic melons making it into farmer's markets, grocery stores, and...
In the Garden
Okay, I'll admit that at this time of year, just as the first daffodils are getting ready to pop open, and we're all excited about getting into the garden, it's easy to gloss over the problems lurking just weeks away. Problems like flea beetles, squash...
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Notural Organic Lawn Care If I ruled the world, there would only be an occasional tiny patch of lawn on a property, merely...
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Deer Repellents On the sliding scale of deer invasion, if you live in an area that doesn't require fencing but...
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- Prune Berries, Grapes, and Other Fruits
- Test Old Seeds
- Little by Little, Uncover and Trim
- Give the Lawn Some TLC
- Indulge in Sweet Peas