National News - From NGA Editors
The next solar eclipse visible from the mainland U.S. won't happen until August 21, 2017. But if you're a gardener you won't have to wait that long. For horticultural, rather than astronomical...
Gardening for Stress Relief
You are never too old to reap the benefits of gardening. A new study had shown that cultivating plants is a great way for the elderly to relieve stress. And these anti-stress benefits are not...
Worried about Walnuts
Black walnuts (Juglans nigra) are stately forest trees that are found throughout the central and eastern parts of the U.S. from western Vermont in the east to northern Florida in the south,...
A Graveyard Mystery
Plants travel the world in a variety of ways. Some making the journey to a new location have the potential to spread invasively, creating big problems in their new homes. That's why Charles...
In the Garden
We have had a mild fall in New England this year, with a couple of notable exceptions for brief, unseasonable snowstorms. But overall, it has been warm. In fact, according to UMass Extension, this past November was the second warmest on record for the...
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Garden Primer A good gardening book can be a great aid, especially to a beginning gardener, and makes a welcome...
Clever Gardening Technique
Foiling Fungus Gnats Everyone who grows houseplants has probably encountered fungus gnats, sooner or later. A cloud of...
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- Check Houseplant Leaves
- Clean and Oil Garden Tools
- Give the Gift of Gardening
- Take Measurements to Aid in Planning
- Clip Greens Carefully for Winter Decorating