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New NGA Environmental Lawn and Garden Survey
National Gardening Association conducted its first Environmental Lawn and Garden Survey in 2004. Concerns about global warming, climate change, our carbon footprint, and all things "green" have...
Azaleas have long been the glory of the spring garden, when their showy blossoms adorn the shrubs in vivid shades. Now you can have as much as 20 weeks of colorful flowers with the new Proven...
Global Warming Affects Corn and Wheat Yields
Corn and wheat are staples in the diets of many across the globe, so anything that affects their yields has an impact felt by millions. According to an analysis done by a team of U.S. based...
Get Plant Savvy with Monrovia Videos
Get some savvy gardening advice from Monrovia Nursery's garden experts when you watch Monrovia's plant savvy® Tips videos. Covering a wide variety of subjects, including fruit trees,...
In the Garden
Pruning fruit trees down to easy harvestable height during the summer encourages new growth further down in the tree. The time to do it is immediately following the harvest. This time frame can extend through the entire summer, depending on type of...
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Shows & Events
Southern California Native Plant Sale & Fall Festival On October 7-8 and 14-15, 2001, from 8:30am to 4:30pm, Theodore Payne Foundation offers its...
Clever Gardening Technique
Compost Turns Trash to Treasure! Continue replenishing your compost pile. Spent annuals and vegetables add a lot of bulk now,...
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- Keep Sowing Through Thanksgiving!
- Keep Seedbeds Moist
- Grow Kale as Edible Cover Crop
- Transplant Ornamentals
- Give Roses a Last Pruning and Feeding