National News - From NGA Editors
Go Back to School and Grow Green
Youngsters may be looking ahead eagerly to the start of summer vacation, but perhaps gardeners should be thinking about going back to school -- to the Lawncare University, that is. Lawncare...
Better Biocontrol in the Future
While none of us want to see our gardens decimated by insect pests, few of us want to control pests with toxic sprays that can harm us and the environment. So it's encouraging to learn of the...
Our country is so vast that it's easy to think we don't have to worry as housing developments and highways spring up to cover the land. But figures released by the American Farmland Trust...
Ask a gardener to describe the ideal landscape plant and he or she is likely to list easy care, multi-season interest, and freedom from insect and disease problems. Well, that is also a good...
In the Garden
Smile! Bet you can't resist the cheerful, bright, yellow, purple, and white face of the Johnny jump-up! How about pansies -- the 'Delta' blues, the pastel 'Antique Shades', or the primary colors of 'Supreme'?
Last week 'Fizzy Lemonberry' pansies,...
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Abigails Herbs Blog Abigail's Herbs offers many ways to enjoy herbs. Have tired feet? Abigail's refreshing,...
Favorite or New Plant
Arkansas Blue Star Arkansas blue star (Amsonia hubrichtii) is the Perennial Plant Association's 2011 Perennial...
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- Clip Off Dead Hydrangea Flowers
- Fertilize Roses, Spring Bulbs, Flowering Shrubs
- Prune Roses
- Use Accumulated Leaves
- Get Involved and Enjoy Others' Gardens