National News - From NGA Editors
Grow an Old-Fashioned Fruit Garden
What's the best way to use your delicious, home-grown small fruits? If you're looking for ideas beyond just popping them fresh into your mouth, as well as advice on growing and harvesting, check...
Get Some Good Vibrations
Evergreen junipers are popular for the low-maintenance color and structure they provide year round in the landscape. But their prickly foliage isn't always fun to work around. But Good...
Gardening in a Drought
Much of the country has suffered in the throes of record breaking heat and drought or abnormally dry conditions this summer. Keeping a garden thriving when the mercury rises and the rains...
It's not big news that many modern tomatoes don't have the flavor of older varieties, especially those that have been bred primarily for commercial production. But some new research published...
In the Garden
Collecting and germinating seeds from your favorite annuals and perennials is fun and rewarding, and it can be educational, too. With a little time and effort you can increase your stock of favorite plants, and even have enough left over to share with...
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Shows & Events
Washington Park Arboretum The arboretum's 200 acres offer visitors a look at more than 5000 different Northwest native and...
The Secret Lives of Backyard Bugs Judy Burris and Wayne Richards have written a fascinating guide to the life cycles of plants,...
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