National News - From NGA Editors
Gardening For the Cure
Smooth leaf hydrangeas ( Hydrangea arborescens ) are adaptable native shrubs that flourish in many parts of the country. And breeders have given us a host of beautiful cultivars to choose from....
A Dangerous Book
Be forewarned. The minute you open The Gardener's Color Palette , you can kiss your savings account goodbye. Because once you get a look at the stunning photographs of flowers by Clive Nichols...
Anyone who gardens in the eastern U.S. is familiar with the Japanese beetle, that voracious consumer of just about anything green in the garden. It is one of the most destructive pests east of the...
A Helenium of a Different Color
Helenium, also known as sneezeweed, has long been a favorite for adding color to the late season garden. The daisy-like flowers with raised centers bloom in autumnal shades of orange, red, russet...
In the Garden
Mint is a useful culinary herb that grows in a range of conditions. In the low desert, mints thrive in full sun with afternoon shade. I've also grown mint in a northern exposure that's shady most of the year. It doesn't look lush, often dying back in...
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Shows & Events
National Public Gardens Day Rio Grande Botanic Garden in Albuquerque celebrates the day with talks and demonstrations on home...
Native Plant Society of New Mexico More and folks are turning on to the diverse beauty of landscaping with native plants. Native...
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