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
Having just finished the final restoration work from the damage caused by Hurricane Ike coming through the Ohio Valley last fall, plus doing a lot of other work in the garden, "recycling" in its broadest sense is much on my mind. I'm the daughter of...
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Favorite or New Plant
Blueberries Blueberries are on just about every "super foods" list for their antioxidant power. Besides how...
Tool or Gardening Product
Bird Netting Blueberries have few pests except that birds like them as much as we do. There are devices...
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- Have A Berry Nice Time
- Visit Daylily Gardens
- Control Japanese Beetles
- Check Container Plantings Daily
- Start the Late Summer Food Garden