December, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

A Starring Role for Arkansas Bluestar

National News

If you're looking for an easy care addition to the flower garden with lots of interest as the seasons change, look no further than the Perennial Plant Association's 2011 Perennial Plant of the...

Midwinter Fire

Snow now blankets many parts of the country and winter's cold has spread a palette of browns and grays over much of the landscape. But with some thoughtful plantings, you can still have spots of...

Garden Jewels

While visiting hummingbirds may only be the stuff of summer memories at this time of year, it's not too soon to begin thinking of ways to attract these tiny beauties to our gardens when warm...

Grow Biointensively

Ecology Action is a non-profit organization whose mission is teach people around the world to better feed themselves by growing their own food while building the soil and conserving resources at...

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In the Garden


In the "Spirits" of Paperwhites

Some people know just how to catch someone's attention. Mark handed me a photocopy - first page title, Ginning Up Paperwhites. "It's from Herbaceous (plants class)," he explained. "I thought you might be interested." My eyes skimmed for the...
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Shows & Events

The Camera Always Lies - Scott Arboretum Workshop Award-winning professional horticultural photographer Rob Cardillo will talk about the art and...


The Botany of Desire with Michael Pollan (DVD) Based on Michael Pollan's best-selling book, , this PBS-produced DVD offers a fascinating...
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Regional Reminders

  • Deadhead, Don't Cut Back Mums
  • Clean Indoor Plant Leaves
  • Recycle Unused Gardening "Stuff"
  • Buy Birdseed Thoughtfully
  • Wrap Figs, Camellias and Tender Shrubs

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