Western Mountains and High Plains
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
When cold winter winds blow through the landscape, the presence of colorful wild birds will bring your yard back to life. How can you invite birds to your landscape for a bite to eat? What do they eat?
You don't need a degree in ornithology to...
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Hardy Perennials Hardy Perennials: A Complete Guide To Care and Cultivation , by Richard Bird (Sterling...
Favorite or New Plant
Crown of Thorns Euphorbia milii (crown of thorns) is truly a unique, intriguing, and decorative houseplant. It...
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- Decorate with Evergreen Prunings
- Water Poinsettia Carefully
- Mulch with Evergreen Cuttings
- Prune Out Diseased Branches
- Check Houseplants