National News - From NGA Editors
Hosta of the Year
Hostas are the backbone of the shade garden. Easy to grow and generally trouble-free, they are available in a myriad of sizes and leaf shapes, colors and variegation patterns. In fact, the biggest...
Old Time Tomatoes
Gardeners grow heirloom tomatoes for a variety of reasons- for their delicious flavor, unique appearance, to maintain strains of genetic diversity. But even if these other reasons didnt apply,...
Welcome to Munchkin Land
Oak-leaf hydrangeas ( Hydrangea quercifolia ) are wonderful landscape plants. Their large, lobed leaves add textural interest to the garden in summer and change to gorgeous shades of burgundy and...
Lawn Care Made Easier
If youve ever struggled to move downspout extensions and splash blocks before you mow- and then had put them back once you were done- youll probably appreciate a new product from Landscape...
In the Garden
Nine years ago when I moved to my current home, I was eager to begin a garden. Like many new neighborhoods, however, the valuable layer of topsoil had been removed and sold to offset the cost of land development. The exposed subsoil, a heavy red clay,...
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Shows & Events
Garden Fest: Building Community, Growing Vegetables The South Carolina Botanical Garden at Clemson University will hold its second annual Garden Fest...
Favorite or New Plant
Baptisia The 2010 Perennial Plant of the Year is Baptisia australis , a spring-blooming wonder that...
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- Eliminate Poison Oak and Poison Ivy
- Begin Bedding Out
- Care for Spring Bulbs
- Divide Daylilies the Simple Way
- Plant Bronze Fennel