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
Learning about soil isn't the most sexy or exciting part of gardening, not like reading the glowing descriptions of wonderful new plant varieties, but when you have at least a basic understanding of soil, then that rare, new whatever is much more...
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Favorite or New Plant
French-Roman Hyacinths Picking a favorite plant at this time of year is a fool's task, but as I gaze out my office...
Tool or Gardening Product
Diggit Garden Tools Battling dandelions or star-of-Bethlehem in your garden? These need to be dug out , and one of...
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- Keep Frost Protection Handy
- Prune Roses
- Carefully Try Borax for Creeping Charlie Control
- Bring Flowers Indoors
- Enjoy Rhubarb