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
"Does it taste like asparagus or bean?" asked Suzanne, holding up an 18-inch long, thin green vegetable. "I think they taste like a meaty green bean with a hint of pepper," I replied, "though friends who've sampled them raw commented on the tang of...
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Favorite or New Plant
Mexican Sunflower These prolific, bright orange beauties are at their peak in my vegetable garden. Others in the...
Tool or Gardening Product
Large Plastic Tubs in Different Colors Large plastic tubs in different colors, with rope handles, are so handy for hauling, organizing,...
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- Clip, Don't Dodge
- Plant Cool Weather Veggies for Fall
- Sow Seeds for Fall Harvests
- Remove What You Don't Want
- Add More of What You Like