National News - From NGA Editors
New Heirloom Green Tomato
Many gardeners grow heirloom tomatoes for their taste, unusual shape, and beauty. With the reintroduction of old-fashioned varieties, you can now grow tomatoes from around the world. Some are as...
Unique, Twisted Houseplant
This time of year its good to have easy-care houseplants around. In most parts of the country, winter is in full swing and having a touch of indoor greenery helps brighten any day. While many...
New Colorful Perennial Flower
Theres one word that aptly describes Heucherella Sweet Tea flowers: intense. This new perennial features stunning orange, 4-inch-diameter leaves that dont fade with the summer heat and...
Easy-to-Clean Bird Feeder
Winter is for bird feeding. However, its important to keep your feeder clean and disease-free for our feathered friends to enjoy. Bird seed left out in the rain can get moldy and harbor...
In the Garden
Sometimes they stand tall, front, and center as a low-maintenance border. For example, bringing color, texture, and privacy around a pool. Sometimes they provide background or simply fill a difficult space. We see more types of ornamental grasses more...
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Favorite or New Plant
Bishop's Hat Also known as bishop's hat (for its long-spurred flower), Epimedium grandiflorum is a spring...
Endangered Species Bulletin Sandhill cranes in Mississippi, sea otters in Alaska, ocelots in Texas, wood storks in Georgia....
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