Northern & Central Midwest
National News - From NGA Editors
New Award-Winning Snapdragon
Annual snapdragons love cool weather and look great in beds, borders, and containers. The classic snapdragon varieties have colorful, jointed flowers that talk when squeezed (they open and close...
Shrub Dogwood Trial at Longwood Gardens
Shrub dogwoods ( Cornus species) have become very popular in recent years for their low maintenance and attractive, four-season appeal. Popular in commercial and residential landscapes, many...
Pesticide Residue in Produce from Around the World
Many gardeners have turned to growing their own vegetables and fruits and buying organic foods to avoid excessive pesticide residues on their foods. The produce in our supermarkets now comes from...
New Housefly Trap
There is nothing worse than having houseflies buzz against your windows in winter. The incessant buzzing sound is enough to drive you mad. Well, maybe they arent that bad, but if houseflies are a...
In the Garden
I have been thoroughly enjoying my greens this fall. We had a very early first freeze, followed by an unusually long, cool fall which is the perfect weather for growing greens. Most of the heartier greens such as kale and Swiss chard are actually...
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Spin Gardening Spin Gardening/Farming is the newest trend in sustainable gardening and agriculture. SPIN stand...
Sustainable Gardening The heart of John Jeavons book How to Grow More Vegetables is the biointensive gardening...
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- Plan Carefully for a Live Christmas Tree
- Keep Christmas Tree Watered
- Remove Snow from Evergreens
- Protect Roses
- Protect Trees from Deer