National News - From NGA Editors
New Thornless Roses
Everyone loves roses, but no one loves the thorns. Thornless rose varieties have been available since the 1960s but now there are new, improved varieties to choose from. Smooth Touch roses feature...
NGA Wins Book Award
National Gardening Association has been publishing kids gardening curriculum and activity books for more than 25 years. These books are very popular with teachers and parents and one of our most...
Broccoli Sprouts May Inhibit Ulcers
Its been widely reported that broccoli is loaded with the chemical sulfuraphane, a known antioxidant. Its also been found this chemical has antibiotic properties. Researchers at John Hopkins...
Unusual Edible Ornamental
Edible gardening is all the rage across the country. People are looking to grow some of their own food, but not wanting to sacrifice beauty. Heres an unusual, international edible plant thats...
In the Garden
In his book, Making More Plants , Ken Druse says, "I was born in the spring and never got over it." I understand his sentiment. With a mid-April birthday that coincides with the Middle South's average last frost date, it's impossible (even at 40+) to...
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Shows & Events
Wildflower Workshop at High Hampton Inn High Hampton Inn in Cashiers, North Carolina, will host its annual spring wildflower workshop...
Tool or Gardening Product
New Colorful Sprinklers from Dramm Dramm's new colorful sprinklers are as beautiful as they are functional and durable. Favorites...
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