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National News - From NGA Editors
If you've been thinking about making your landscape more sustainable by reducing the size of your lawn or eliminating it altogether, but are unsure where to start, turn to Lawn Gone! Low...
If you thought that fending off prickers was the price to be paid for homegrown raspberries, think again. Monrovia's new Raspberry Shortcake™ dwarf thornless raspberry lets you enjoy a...
Where Have All the Monarchs Gone?
It may not be breaking news that monarch butterflies are in decline, but the most recent population figures for this beautiful butterfly are especially alarming, according to an article in the New...
Bees with a Buzz
Can't get going without the buzz from caffeine in your morning cup of joe? You may have more in common with honeybees than you might guess! It turns out that bees get a buzz from caffeine too --...
In the Garden
We are all caretakers of the earth. But as gardeners, we are most intimately caretakers of the life in our yards and gardens, of the many creatures that come by to visit and perhaps to stay, including the abundance of crawling, creeping, flying insects....
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Favorite or New Plant
Penstemons Penstemons have always been a favorite in my garden. They are a magnet for hummingbirds,...
Clever Gardening Technique
Design Landscape with Appropriate Lawn Areas Designing your landscape with appropriate lawn areas can help you conserve water. Many gardeners...
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- Make Your Landscape Water Thrifty
- Hang Out the Hummingbird Feeders
- Fertilize Cool-Season Lawns
- Prune Non-Blooming Lilacs and Forsythia
- Trap the Bad Bugs