National News - From NGA Editors
Roses for Your Valentine
It will be Valentine's Day soon, and what better gift to give a loved one than roses. But instead of spending lots of money on cut flowers that will wither in a weeks time, why not treat your...
Sweet Raisin Cherry Tomato
Cherry tomatoes are a popular summer garden vegetable and a favorite with kids. There are many varieties available, such as 'Sungold' and 'Super Sweet 100', that tout a high sugar content. They...
New Environmentally Friendly Slow-Release Fertilizer
Fertilizers are added to lawns and gardens across the country at alarming rates. While they may be necessary for plant growth, excess fertilizer runs off into streams, rivers, and waterways,...
2010 Garden Trends
It's a new decade and new trends are sprouting up everywhere. Gardening is no exception! Each year, the Garden Media Group polls professionals in the lawn and garden industry to see what they...
In the Garden
I'm generally a very patient person, but sometimes waiting for spring is just more than I can handle. I know it's right around the corner, so I tour the garden on a daily basis, hoping to find a single swollen bud or newly emerging crocus -- some sign...
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In Pursuit of a Garden Ecology Insects and Gardens , a delightful book by Eric Grissellhis, is not a handbook on how to...
Favorite or New Plant
Bed and Border Treasure Nemophila maculata , also known as five spot, is an interesting cool-season plant native to the...
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- Bring Spring Indoors
- Plant Bare-Root Trees and Shrubs
- Sow Seeds of Cool-Season Veggies
- Suppress Winter Weeds
- Harvest Scion Wood