National News - From NGA Editors
Boost your Nutrition
Eat a rainbow! That's the advice that nutritionists give us for choosing the most healthful produce. Richly colored fruits and vegetables -- bright reds, vibrant oranges, deep greens -- are not...
Can You FreezePruf Your Plants?
It sounds like a gardener's dream -- a spray that will safely make plants hardier. And that is exactly what researchers at the University of Alabama and Miami University in Ohio have developed....
Take a Sunset Cruz
If you are looking for a ″knock-your-socks-off″ plant for a container or hanging basket this summer, look no further than the arching form and dangling, fiery orange bells of Begonia...
The Value of Urban Trees
What is a tree on a city street worth? More than you might expect when you take into account all the benefits that trees provide in the urban landscape. This is what Alejandro Chiriboga, an Ohio...
In the Garden
It's been slow coming, but winter has arrived with a vengeance. After listening to the heating unit run through the night, I rose early this morning to see the thermometer hovering just above the 20 degree mark and to find rhododendrons in telltale...
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Shows & Events
Master Gardener Symposium The York County Master Gardeners will offer their 7th annual symposium on February 25th, 8 am to...
Beautiful at All Seasons The allure of favorite garden writers is strong in winter, and though there are plenty of new...
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- Seed Hardy Annuals
- Take Cuttings
- Tidy Houseplants
- Get Ready for Pruning
- Irrigate Before Storms Blow In