National News - From NGA Editors
Nutrient Value of Organic Eggplant
Many proponents of organic gardening have long maintained that not only are organic methods better for the soil, the environment and the safety of gardeners, but they produce nutritionally...
Fresh Plants for Southern Gardeners
Gardeners in northern parts of the country may be harvesting tomatoes and peppers, but if they are thinking about planting, they are considering quick growing, cool season crops like spinach,...
Pest Resistance in Elms
Just about everyone is familiar with the devastating effect Dutch elm disease (DED) has had on populations of American elm. Much research has gone into developing trees resistant to this disease....
Ask the Expert at the USDA
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has launched a new, on-line, on-demand knowledge database, called 'Ask the Expert'. This new service connects with existing UDSA knowledge systems, so...
In the Garden
Gardeners across the country love trees. Yet in a lower south summer trees are appreciated for more than their majesty and beauty. Trees make summer bearable...perhaps I should say, survivable!
A great shade tree stands as a shield against the...
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Tips for Growing Grass in Shady Areas Want a video version of helpful tips for growing grass in the shade? Check out this video on my...
Clever Gardening Technique
Summer Weed Control for Fallow Areas There are many ways to control weeds including hoeing, herbicides and hand pulling. My favorite...
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