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
During tough times generations of Americans have turned to food gardening as a way to help feed their families, and our country's current economic downturn is no exception. A recent poll projects a 20 percent rise in the number of households growing...
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Shows & Events
The Sixth Annual Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium Plan to attend the Sixth Annual Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium, which takes place on...
Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners The Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners Web site is a citizen science program of Cornell...
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- Plant Asparagus
- Rotate Vegetables
- Start Cole Crops Indoors
- Add Raised Beds
- Start Gardening Early