National News - From NGA Editors
Selecting the Best Roses
Part of the mission of the American Rose Society (ARS) is the evaluation of newly-released roses. After three years of assessment, each rose is assigned a rating that is included in their annually...
Avoiding the Mummy's Curse
Blueberries are a popular fruit for home gardeners. They are generally easy to grow and the berries are delicious and highly nutritious. But sometimes the mature berries shrivel up, turning gray...
Don't Baby Your Basil
Most gardeners know that many perennial herbs such as rosemary, thyme and sage are most flavorful when grown in lean soil without a lot of fertility. But more fertile soil has often been...
Leaf Collection Made Easy
Soon gardeners in many parts of the country will begin that traditional fall chore- raking up leaves. While a few leaves can just be mown over to return organic matter to the soil, large amounts...
In the Garden
Though my tomatoes, tri-color bush and yellow filet beans are waning, there is a new season of vegetables to look forward too. Cool-weather veggies thrive in autumn's shorter days, less intense sun and chilly nights.
These fall crops produce hearty,...
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Cornell University Home Gardening Wondering when to seed and feed your lawn? Or about the difference between Tulipa greigii and...
Tool or Gardening Product
Step-On Bulb Planter If you plant more than a dozen bulbs, a long-handled, step-on bulb planter is a great,...
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- Remove Dying Vegetable Plants
- Remove Weeds Before They Go To Seed
- Choose and Order Spring- and Summer-Flowering Bulbs.
- Apply Organic and Slow-Release Fertilizers to Ornamental Gardens
- Do Lawn Care