National News - From NGA Editors
Butterfly-Attracting, Disease-Resistant Phlox
Midsummer is tall phlox ( Phlox paniculata and P. maculata ) season in the perennial garden. Phlox is known for its beautiful flowers this time of year, but powdery mildew often ruins the show....
Save the Ash Tree
There is a growing concern about native ash trees across the country. The emerald ash borer (EAB) insect has set up home in communities in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, and Eastern Canada...
Elderberry Pruning Trials
Elderberry bushes are gaining in popularity. This native shrub is easy to grow and is adapted to a wide range of climatic conditions, including wet areas. It features attractive white flowers and...
National Community Gardening Week
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has named August 23-29, 2009, National Community Gardening Week. As an ongoing commitment to encourage community gardening, the USDA is installing Peoples...
In the Garden
I was on my hands and knees, weeding my friend's landscape so it would look good when his family arrived for a week-long stay. Dusk was falling, it was difficult to see, but I was on an obsessive-compulsive, weed-yanking mission. When it comes to...
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Shows & Events
Growing in a Green Century To learn the finer points of tree care, head to Prescott, Arizona to attend the Arizona Community...
Texas Native Trees To help select the best trees for your landscape situation, check out the detailed info at Texas...
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