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
Late summer is sedum time in my garden. These succulent plants are naturals for my sandy soil, so I've planted many different kinds in spots all around my yard. And there are lots to choose from! The variety of sedums is almost boundless, from tall,...
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Favorite or New Plant
'Magda' Zucchini This Mideast type zucchini is worth growing just for its beautiful color. It's a gorgeous light...
Clever Gardening Technique
Save Tomato Seeds If you are growing some open-pollinated tomato varieties that did especially well for you, save...
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