National News - From NGA Editors
Say "Aloha" to Echinacea
Can't make it to Hawaii for a vacation this year? You can at least bring a little island color into your garden this year with the new hybrid coneflower 'Aloha'. Bred by Terra Nova Nurseries, this...
Jammin' in the Garden
Deeply colored flowers can add a striking accent to garden beds and container plantings. And there are few that offer a more dramatic hue than Vinca 'Jams 'N Jellies Blackberry', one of the 2012...
Bats in Trouble
In 2006 a previously unknown disease was discovered killing bats in northern New York State. Since then the disease, now called white-nose syndrome for the symptom it causes in infected bats, has...
Here's a question for you. Which covers a greater acreage in the United States -- lawns or irrigated corn fields? If you guessed lawns, you got it right. According to a study published in the...
In the Garden
"We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses." Abraham Lincoln
Keep that quote in mind while you finish up pruning chores this month on modern roses. By removing problems and improving the bush's health...
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Shows & Events
Pruning Landscape Plants Certified ISA Arborist and Cochise County Master Gardener DeForest Lewis will help you understand...
Clever Gardening Technique
Encourage New Canes on Old Roses The bud union is a small bump two to three inches above the soil line where the rose variety was...
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- Plant a Rose-Covered Trellis or Arbor
- Monitor for Aphids
- Taste-test Citrus
- Transplant Tomatoes
- Maintain Lawns Efficiently