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
No doubt, some of you are snow bunnies, reveling in the white, fluffy stuff, while others are planted solidly in front of their special lights for Seasonal Affective Disorder or at least hunkered down with garden magazines and hot cocoa. As for me,...
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Shows & Events
Steve Foltz Lecture The Cincinnati Zoo is as well-known for its gardens as for its animals, and the person who makes...
Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs As more and more people are inspired to grow their own produce in these economically and...
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- Be Consistent with Feeding Birds
- Make a Terrarium
- Look for Frost-Heaved Plants
- Avoid Walking on the Lawn
- Make Some Garden Ornaments