December, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Top Scoring Veggies

National News

All veggies make healthful additions to our diets, providing vitamins, minerals, and fiber, as well as delicious taste. But some are nutritional superstars that deliver particularly high amounts...

Jasper Cherry Tomato is a Winner

When the weather conditions are right, late blight can decimate tomato plantings in many parts of the country. The high resistance to this disease displayed by 'Jasper' F1 cherry tomato is just...

No No to Nano?

Perhaps you've heard of concerns about the potential human health impacts associated with nanoparticles. These tiny manufactured particles, found now in everything from cosmetics and sunscreen to...

2012 American Garden Award Winners

The votes are in and the people have spoken! This year's winners of the American Garden Award have been announced by All-America Selections, the fourth year the award has been given. Six new...

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In the Garden


Delicious, Fun, and Beautiful Gifts From the Garden

Newtown, Pennsylvania herbalist and educator Jeannine Vannais is tickled with the sunlight glistening through colorful jars and bottles on her windowsill. I'm fascinated with what's inside. Raspberries with lemon and herbs in vodka, pears with ginger...
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Web Finds

National Garden Bureau's "Year Of The..." The National Garden Bureau has announced the three crops featured in its 2013 "Year Of...

Shows & Events

Bartram's Garden Holiday Celebration This year's Holiday Greens Sale at historic Bartram's Garden o Saturday, December 8, from 10 am...
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Regional Reminders

  • Bring Liquid Garden Products Inside
  • Inspect Gift Plants for Pests and Disease
  • Check Holiday Plants for Bound Roots
  • Keep Watering Newly Planted Trees
  • Build Raised Beds and Cold Frames

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