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
Most gardeners like to observe nature, and it's especially exciting in spring when we see plants and animals return after the long winter. Pity the poor soul who doesn't thrill at the sight of the first crocus, or robin, or bluebird -- what wonders they...
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Shows & Events
The Great Backyard Bird Count The Great Backyard Bird Count takes place on February 12 through 15, 2010. This annual event...
Clever Gardening Technique
Plan an Early Sowing of Hardy Annuals Sow some seeds of hardy flowering annuals including larkspur, bachelor's buttons, sweet peas,...
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- Give Fragrant Bouquets
- Care for Amaryllis
- Start Onions
- Observe Sun Patterns
- Control Spider Mites