National News - From NGA Editors
Perennial Plant of the Year
Each year the Perennial Plant Association (PPA) chooses an easily grown, widely adapted perennial with multi-season interest as its Perennial Plant of the Year. Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack...
Casting Votes, Saving Rivers
River Network is an organization devoted to saving one of the earth's most precious resources -- fresh water. Population growth, climate change, stormwater-caused pollution, and wetland...
Overfed and Undernourished
Here's an alarming statistic. According to a nationwide dietary survey conducted by researchers at the USDA Agricultural Research Service's Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, ″For...
Fighting Plant Viruses with Biomarkers
When you have a pest or disease outbreak in your garden, it may feel like the insects or microorganisms have the upper hand. But scientists are working hard to fight back in ways that are...
In the Garden
Vegetable gardening season has started! How do I know? At this point in my life, I can go by past experiences and observing the weather. Other criteria used by gardeners include the phases of the moon or related natural phenomena, such as planting corn...
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2012 Green Thumb Awards For those gardeners intrigued by new plants and garden items, one source of information to turn...
A Different Kind of Vegetable Gardening Book Concurrent with the burgeoning interest in growing vegetables is the large crop of vegetable...
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