National News - From NGA Editors
New Hardier Cape Fuchsia
Many gardeners love to grow the common fuchsia as an annual in containers and hanging baskets. The fuchsia family, though, also has soon unusual perennials in its lineage. The cape fuchsia...
Trees Can Reduce Energy Usage
Trees are great additions to a yard for their shade and fruit depending on the type you grow. Now, research confirms trees also will help reduce summertime energy use. A recent USDA study in...
Race Car Made From and Powered by Vegetables
Formula 1 racing has come under scrutiny from environmental groups for the amount of fossil fuels needed to create and maintain their sport cars. Now, researchers at the University of Warwick in...
New Handy Mosquito Repellent
Summer time is mosquito time for much of the country. Whether youre camping, gardening, or just enjoying a quiet evening on a patio or deck, mosquitoes often seek you out and ruin your fun. While...
In the Garden
They're quite the promising mouthful. Senecio 'Kilimanjaro', Echeveria 'Black Prince', Echeveria 'Metallica', Salvia argentea , eucalyptus, portulaca. These drought-tolerant succulents, tropicals, and a biennial are an experiment in low...
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Clever Gardening Technique
Use A Bucket or Nursery Pot When Mulching By now your perennials, annuals, shrubs, and veggies are filling the beds. A summer garden bed...
Shows & Events
The United States National Arboretum In these budget-conscious times, visiting the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, DC is quite...
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- Divert Your Downspout
- Border With Bok Choy
- Mulch Between Vegetable Rows
- Use the Black Gold in Your Worm Bin
- Divide Daffies