National News - From NGA Editors
Something New Under the Sun
Coleus is great for adding bold, season-long color to garden beds and containers. And now you can get double the color in one easy "seed." Part of the Fuseables® line from Harris Seed, the new...
Arsenic and Old... Apple Juice?
Well, it's not old ladies spiking their homemade elderberry wine with arsenic, as they do in the classic play Arsenic and Old Lace, but it may be even more sinister. According to a new report...
Occupy Green/Red Chile
If you missed the opportunity to rally with protesters over corporate greed and economic inequality in the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations, here's your chance to join a new movement. Only this...
It may sound like an addition to the appetizer tray, but this 2012 All-America Selections winner is a pepper, and an outstanding ornamental one at that. Although its fiery hot fruits are edible,...
In the Garden
We're emerging from the hustle-bustle season of red and green, displayed by the bountiful winter beauty of holly berries, cranberries, pine boughs and ivy vines.
There's more to this. It's the power of color. Red and green are opposite each other on...
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2011 National Wildlife Photo Contest Winners Gallery For forty-one years the National Wildlife Federation has celebrated the wonders of our natural...
Shows & Events
Season's Greenings, U.S. Botanic Garden's Holiday Exhibit The U.S. Botanic Garden's annual holiday exhibit, Season's Greenings, runs through January 2,...
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- Brighten Outdoor Containers with Winter Greens and Branches
- Gather Woodland Treasures for Craft Projects
- Check Indoor Plants for Hitchhikers
- Clean and Disinfect Seed-Starting Materials
- Take Advantage of Post-Holiday Sales