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Asters are one of the delights of the fall garden. But there are also asters that add color to the summer garden, even a few spring-blooming species. How to choose among all this horticultural...
And You Think You've Got Garden Problems!
Here at NGA, we're always reminding gardeners, when using any pesticide, fertilizer, or garden chemical, to always read and follow the instructions and precautions on the label exactly. The...
We hear a lot about climate change and global warming these days, and as gardeners, we wonder not only how these trends will affect the world as a whole, but what it will mean for the plants...
Feel the Burn
After a long day out in the garden weeding, planting, and mowing, it sure can feel like you've burned a lot of calories. But if you want to figure out if you expended enough to earn a big serving...
In the Garden
This is a magical point in the summer when the heat is not intolerable, the bugs are still minimal, and everything is at its lushest point. As I look around my yard, I certainly enjoy the full-blown perennial garden, but I'm struck at the beauty of...
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Gardening at the Dragon's Gate Wendy Johnson has a lyrical, meditative way of writing (she's been a Zen meditator for many...
Clever Gardening Technique
Keep Flea Beetles off Your Eggplants Flea beetles a problem on your eggplants? You can plant a trap crop of Chinese cabbage to draw...
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- Prune Suckers
- Pick Broccoli Rabe Daily
- Make a Bait for Ants
- Uncover Squash and Cucumbers
- Prune Spring-Blooming Trees