National News - From NGA Editors
New Hawaiian Taro Plants
The hot summer weather may be long gone, but fall is a good time of year to reflect on what grew well and plan for next spring. Colocassia, or taro, is a tropical plant that has huge leaves and...
Composting is a great fall activity. Instead of shipping your leaves, grass clippings, and old annual plants to the landfill, they can be used to make a rich soil amendment for your garden. Most...
Creating a Nation of Farmers
It is well-known that there are serious problems with our food system. Its heavily dependent on fossil fuels, making it vulnerable to rising gas and oil prices. It contributes to pollution and...
Stop Cats from Catching Birds
Cats are cute and cuddly, but they still are felines. Their instincts are to hunt. Many cat owners are horrified to find their cat stalking and killing birds, especially those at the bird feeder....
In the Garden
Fall is such an intriguing time, with the spectacular colors and crystalline skies evoking the most glorious, soul-touching moments one day; then, turning on a dime, the next day can be melancholy, with a damp chill pervading. Some people revel in...
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Trees and Shrubs Flowers are wonderful, but the trees and shrubs in the garden are what set them off, as they...
Tool or Gardening Product
Corona 7-inch Razor Tooth Pruning Saw Fall is the perfect time to prune many of the trees and shrubs in the garden. Having the right...
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- Plant Alliums
- Protect Young Trees
- Update Your Garden Journal
- Start Amaryllis Bulbs
- Don't Worry About Dropping Needles