National News - From NGA Editors
Top Scoring Veggies
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...
In the Garden
The gardeners I know tend to be a generous lot, willingly sharing their time, their tools, and their knowledge. And, if I'm really lucky they also share their vegetables, cut flowers, and divisions of their favorite plants.
I try to give back...
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Living With Bugs Whether you're simply curious about creepy crawlies or have an established population of insects...
Clever Gardening Technique
Storing Garden Stakes To keep my garden stakes neatly organized, I store them in tall 30- or 36-inch clay chimney flue...
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- Prevent Snow Damage
- Shake Snow from Shrubs
- Clean, Sharpen, and Store Garden Tools
- Control Fungus Gnats Indoors
- Control Winter Weeds