National News - From NGA Editors
New Colorful Abelia
Abelia is a broadleaf evergreen that grows well in USDA hardiness zones 6 to 10. The glossy green foliage contrasts nicely with the pinkish-white flowers in summer and fall. Now a new variety of...
Watch Birds with New Birdcam
Gardeners love to feed and watch birds. However, birds are often at the feeder or in nesting boxes when youre at work, early in the morning, or late in the day. Its hard to catch all the...
Build Your Own Weeder
The wheel hoe is a nifty, hand-powered weeder that is great for slicing off weeds at the soil line. It features a wheel attached to a metal frame with a sharp blade and wooden handles. If youre...
New FarmerÂs Business Book
Gardeners trying to establish a new market vegetable garden or farm may not take the time or have the expertise for the business side of their operation. They spend most of their time building the...
In the Garden
Ornamental grasses are beautiful throughout the year. Fall, however, is when they really catch the eye. On a recent drive, I braked at the sight of knee-high muhly grass ( Muhlenbergia capillaris ) in a mixed bed at the edge of a suburban yard. With...
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Grasses To learn more about grasses, consult The Encyclopedia of Grasses for Livable Landscapes , by...
Tool or Gardening Product
FreezePruf You can now extend the life of frost-sensitive plants with FreezePruf, a foliar/floral spray that...
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