National News - From NGA Editors
Combining Bulbs and Perennials
Bulb planting season is upon us. As you get ready to tuck tulips, daffodils and other spring flowering bulbs into the garden, do you find yourself puzzling over which perennials to combine with...
Gardening for Hard Times
Gardening can be a way to connect with nature, enjoy delicious produce for much less than you'd pay at the market or experiment with heirloom varieties or the latest cutting-edge hybrids. But...
For years, viburnums were an excellent choice for gardeners in many parts of the U.S. looking for an attractive, trouble-free shrub to add to their landscapes. With showy flowers, ornamental...
Just the Plant Facts
Want to see a picture of what might be feeding on your apple trees? Or maybe it's time to winterize your roses- how about a watching a video to learn how? Perhaps you're looking for seasonal...
In the Garden
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) starts with the simplest control method and works up to stronger measures, as needed. Prevention is the first step: growing healthy plants with good cultural methods as described in my previous report. Mechanical...
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Shows & Events
Farmer's Market University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners now provide a Question and Answer...
Clever Gardening Technique
Make a Bird Perch If your agave has bloomed, leave the towering flower stalk in place for as long as possible....
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- Divide Perennials
- Plant Herbs
- Reduce Watering
- Plant a Tree With Fall Color
- Plant a Row for the Hungry