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
A midsummer bike ride on Greenville's Swamp Rabbit Trail provided a good opportunity to take inventory of plants that grow along local roadsides. I found many natives, including trumpet vine (Campsis radicans) , pokeweed (Phytolacca americana) ,...
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Shows & Events
Open House at Plants Delight Plan to visit Plant Delights Nursery and Juniper Level Botanical Garden, September 7-9 and 14-16,...
The Wildlife Gardener's Guide If you're looking for ideas to turn your garden into a haven for birds and beneficial insects...
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- Plant Junipers for Birds
- Look to Beetles for Pollination
- Attract Butterflies with Flower Clusters
- Remove Out-Of-Control English Ivy
- Build a Bee Block