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 it comes to gift-giving, gardeners are some of the easiest folks to please. All kinds of fun, pretty, useful, and inexpensive options are at your fingertips. If you're a last-minute shopper, I hope these suggestions help you cross names off your...
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Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners Cornell University Cooperative Extension has long been in the forefront of matters important to...
Clever Gardening Technique
Create Inexpensive Bulb Markers Fall-planted bulbs are poking up their green shoots (or soon will be). If you didn't mark them at...
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- Caring for Poinsettia
- Plant Deciduous Fruit Trees
- Harvest Citrus
- Thin Seedlings
- Plant Cool-Season Vegetables