National News - From NGA Editors
New Curly-Leaved Begonia
Rex begonias are known for their large, highly textured, colorful leaves. This tropical, moisture-loving plant makes an excellent houseplant; outdoors, its commonly grown as an annual in all but...
New Targeted Herbicide Applicator
Removing weeds is not a fun chore. While there are many options for managing weeds in the lawn and landscape, some gardeners turn to an herbicide as a last resort for hard-to-kill weeds....
Royal Vegetable Garden
Not to be outdone by first lady Michelle Obamas new vegetable garden at the White House, Queen Elizabeth II of England has, for the first time since World War II, had gardeners install a...
Salt-Stressed Broccoli More Nutritious?
Broccoli is a nutritious, cool-season crop and a popular ingredient in many recipes. Its loaded with vitamins and antioxidants (cancer-fighting compounds). Now researchers in Spain have found...
In the Garden
Watching small yellow squashes plump up behind their lemony bright blossoms brings a smile. Harvesting string beans at just the right time for tenderness is an art AND science. Training cucumbers and peas up their trellises is a lesson in patience and...
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Shows & Events
GROWING GREEN at the National Arboretum Celebrate families and children gardening together at the GROWING GREEN families and children's...
Tool or Gardening Product
Gardening Hand Creams We gardeners can use all the help we can get in the hand and general skin care department. I must...
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- Control Slug Damage
- Rake Away Dead Rose Leaves
- Prune Off Dead Roses