Northern & Central Midwest
National News - From NGA Editors
Now is the season when our vegetable gardens are overflowing with fresh produce. It's also a time when many gardeners preserve some of this bounty to enjoy the rest of the year. One of the most...
Have you ever looked at a vacant lot, an expanse of grass around a school or municipal building, or an under-used area of a park and thought, "Food could be grown there."? Using public land to...
Bad News for Bees is Bad News for Flowers
It's not news that bees are in trouble. And not just honeybees. Declines in native populations of wild bees have been noted as well. This could present a serious problem for the many...
Joy in the Garden
Late summer and fall is when sedums really shine in the garden. These easy care plants bring color and texture to the late season garden. An exciting addition to the sedum line-up is 'Pure Joy', a...
In the Garden
It's the height of summer. While we busy enjoying the harvest from our vegetable gardens, there are lots of other creatures eager to share in the bounty. Here are some tips for keeping pests in the garden under control.
Watch the Garden
One of the...
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Favorite or New Plant
'Herbstsonne' Shiny Coneflower Rudbeckia nitida 'Herbstsonne' looks like a 6-foot shrub! It's a perfect backdrop for other...
Lawn Renovation Early fall is the best time to renovate a lawn in our region. How do you know if it's time for...
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- Give Away Vegetables
- Care for Birdbaths
- Plant a Fall Garden
- Save Tomato Seeds
- Buy Potting Supplies