National News - From NGA Editors
Healthy Lawns and Healthy Lakes
Runoff containing the nutrient phosphorus from fertilizer use is a big contributor to algal blooms and the resulting oxygen depletion in many lakes, rivers and streams. As a result, some states...
Bizarre, Incredible and Beautiful
From pollen to seeds to fruits, you'll see the intricacies of plant reproduction in a whole new way as you peruse the fantastic photographic images in The Bizarre and Incredible World of Plants...
The Best Veronicas
There is an incredible variety of speedwells ( Veronica ) for a gardener to choose from, with new offerings from breeders every year. How to choose from among all this horticultural largesse? The...
Invasion of the Emerald Ash Borer
The emerald ash borer is a beetle native to Asia that was accidentally introduced into the U.S. less than a decade ago. It is thought to have arrived in wooden packing materials brought in by ship...
In the Garden
The backyard sparkled with fireflies- hundreds of yellow bursts popped and flitted over my new vegetable and cut flower garden. A quiet moment in heaven, yes! It's about 11PM; I'm hanging sheets and t-shirts outside to dry overnight. My neighbor lets me...
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An Aid to Identifying North American Birds NatureInstruct- Dendroica: An Aid to Identifying North American Birds is an interactive...
Clever Gardening Technique
Velcro Self-stick Plant Tie When you need a quick, simple, strong fix to support a plant stem or branch, this green,...
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- Share Crowded Perennials
- There's Still Time to Plant Veggies
- Deadhead and Fertilize Repeating Roses Except 'Knock Out's
- Clip Back Some Garden Phlox
- Repair Leaky Hoses and Faucets