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National News - From NGA Editors
New Compact Obedient Plant
Obedient plant ( Physostegia ) is a widely adapted perennial flower that is so-named, not for its compact and controllable growth habit, but for the way the flowers can be bent into a desired...
On-Line Fruit Encyclopedia
If youre a fruit nut, heres a Web site for you. Fruitipedia.com is an on-going encyclopedia of edible fruits of the world that lists almost 300 different fruits from around the world. Developed...
The Soil Sifter
Many garden plants love a loose, fertile topsoil for growing. This is especially true of fine-rooted plants. However, unless youre willing to buy bagged topsoil or compost or have someone screen...
Keeping Kudzu Under Control
Its considered the scourge of the South. Kudzu is a perennial, vining weed that has taken over thousands of acres of land in the Southeast. It spreads at a rate of 150,000 acres a year and, with...
In the Garden
Late July is a fine time to do some pruning to encourage new growth on shrubs and trees. The only exception to this practice is flowering shrubs like azaleas that have already set their buds for next year.
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Insect Images Visiting this website might turn your stomach once you get to the great photographs of bugs like...
Favorite or New Plant
Formosa Lily Perhaps the most vigorous and occasionally even invasive lily for our gardens, Formosa lily is...
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