Coastal and Tropical South
National News - From NGA Editors
The rose may be the queen of flowers, but many of the roses grown in gardens today will only look regal when given a toxic regimen of pesticides to ward off disease and insects, along with lots of...
Here Comes the Sun
Annual sunflowers are among the most gratifying plants to grow. Simply stick a few seeds in the ground after the soil has warmed up, and before you know it, the plants are up and racing skyward to...
Get Help Solving Plant Problems
What's wrong with my plant? Is this plant a weed? What insect is this? Are these questions you've asked yourself but been unsure how to answer? The folks at the University of Minnesota Extension...
A Spoonful of Sugar Helps the Broccoli
Former President George H. W. Bush famously remarked, "I do not like broccoli." Perhaps he'd have liked it more if he ate it sprinkled with sugar. While a spoonful of sugar might help the broccoli...
In the Garden
We almost take tropical plants for granted and use them year round in beds and containers, indoors and out. Some deserve singling out for their leaf patterns, sweet, surprising flowers and bold contrasts.
Wild Leaf Colors
With well-drained soil,...
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Favorite or New Plant
'Twinkle' Eggplant Some say every eggplant tastes the same, but those are usually the folks who aren't crazy about...
Tool or Gardening Product
Preen for Organic Gardens Oil-based and 100% organic, this version of an old favorite product is new to most markets. Like...
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- Be Careful Composting Weeds
- Turn Compost
- Treat Yellowing Evergreens
- Avod Blossom End Rot
- Recycle Mulch