National News - From NGA Editors
Protecting Trees during Construction
Whether you're building on a new site or adding on to or renovating your existing home, you undoubtedly recognize the value of the existing trees on your property and want to keep them healthy and...
Helping Veterans with Green Spaces
Gardeners know the feeling of peace and well-being that working out in the garden brings. Now Keith Tidwell, a senior Extension associate in the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell...
White to Rose Geranium
Who doesn't love geraniums! They are easy to grow and the epitome of cheerfulness. And while bright red blossoms are classic, there is lots more to explore in the geranium world. One of the...
Year of the Watermelon
For all of you for whom summer just wouldn't be summer without a sweet crisp watermelon to sink your teeth into, you'll be glad to learn that the National Garden Bureau has declared 2013 as the...
In the Garden
Containers are an easy way to add instant color to your landscape and an excellent way of putting any plant on a pedestal. From a simple red geranium to abundant floral displays, every plant can be the star of the stage. You can create dramatic displays...
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Hortsense If you need help diagnosing a plant problem or want to learn more about environmentally safe...
Favorite or New Plant
Pincushion Flower Few perennials are truly season-long bloomers, but Scabiosa 'Butterfly Blue' and its offspring,...
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- Prune Spring Bloomers
- Pinch Back Hardy Mums
- Tip-Prune Evergreens
- Store Extra Seeds
- Leave Grass Clippings