National News - From NGA Editors
A Titanic Flower
The titan arum (Amorphophallus titanum) is one of the most spectacular plants around. This native of Indonesian rain forests grows from a corm that weighs over 200 pounds. Its flower is composed...
Rhododendron of the Year
Rhododendrons and azaleas (both members of the genus Rhododendron ) have some of the loveliest blooms around, so it's not surprising that these shrubs are popular plants across the country. But...
Put Your Garden on the Map
Gardeners are usually bird lovers as well as plant enthusiasts. Now you can combine both these interests in a citizen science project that's designed to give you a deeper understanding of the...
The Strange Case of Barberry, Ticks, and Earthworms
We've all probably heard about the problems caused by invasive plant species crowding out native vegetation and altering the ecosystem. But new research has shown that at least one invasive...
In the Garden
The handsome paperbark maple (Acer griseum) anchors Marilyn's new front garden and patio. An expensive tree with exfoliating bark, the paperbark maple is a four-season beauty.
I dug down around the trunk expecting to remove four, maybe six inches...
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Itreetools Public Access Software April is tree month. What are your community's trees worth? The software available at itree...
Daffodils Brent and Becky Heath's Daffodils For North American Gardens (Bright Sky Press, 2001, $24.95)...
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- Water Gift Plants Frequently
- Remove Dead Daffodil and Tulip Flowers
- Take Photos of Bulbs in Bloom
- Pull Weeds after Rain
- Sow Spring Greens