National News - From NGA Editors
Tomatoes Help You Stay Healthy
We all know that a ripe tomato, picked fresh from the garden, is one of the tastiest treats around. But a new study bolsters the evidence that including tomatoes in your diet provides excellent...
Don't Eat Dropped Apples
If you grow apples in your home garden, you may be tempted to collect dropped apples to use for making applesauce, cider, or apple butter. But according to a news release from the University of...
But Do Eat Sound Apples!
An apple a day may indeed keep the doctor away! In an apple industry-funded study done recently at Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center and published online in...
Reducing Food Waste
Last time you cleaned out the refrigerator, did a lot of stuff originally intended for your plate end up in the trash? If so, you're not alone. According to a study released in August 2012 by the...
In the Garden
American gardeners have a love affair with tomatoes! More people grow tomatoes in their home gardens than any other vegetable. And it's understandable, because no veggie tastes more delectable when picked fully ripe from a homegrown vine -- and more...
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Seed Viability Chart It's not uncommon to have seeds left over at the end of a gardening season. But are they still...
Clever Gardening Technique
Air Layering I have a croton growing on my windowsill that has gotten almost 3 feet tall. It's dropped some of...
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- Keep an Eye Out for Deer Ticks
- Test Your Soil Before Adding Wood Ashes to Garden
- Turn your Houseplants Regularly
- Give Rosemary Cool, Bright Conditions Over the Winter
- Organize Your Seeds