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
If spending the winter on some tropical island isn't an option for you, growing orchids is one way to create a tropical paradise right in your own home. Orchids are reputed to be delicate and demanding but the truth is, orchids are tougher than you...
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Shows & Events
Northwest Flower & Garden Show The Northwest Flower and Garden Show is a five-day garden extravaganza, with designed gardens, a...
Clever Gardening Technique
Keep Drainpipes From Clogging One way to keep your gutters and drainpipes free of clogging debris is to wedge a plastic...
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