National News - From NGA Editors
Invasion of the Kudzu Bug
If you live in the Southeastern or Mid-Atlantic states, you may find some unfamiliar insects congregating on the side of your house this fall, looking for places to shelter for the winter. If...
A New Twist with Celosia
Looking for something unusual for your flower garden next spring? Give a new twist to your plantings with Celosia 'Twisted'. This eye-catching variety of Celosia cristata features bright red,...
Go with Gojis
You may have heard the health benefits of goji (go-gee) berries touted of late. These bright orange-red berries, the fruits of the Asian shrub Lycium barbarum , as well as juice made from them,...
There's another relatively new introduced insect pest that's causing problems for both commercial agricultural growers and home gardeners. It's also a home-invading nuisance as it crawls into...
In the Garden
Mother Nature is sending those subtle hints again, and her timing is usually impeccable, so take a gardening cue from her. Just as she does in woods and forests, use the leaves fall in the autumn to provide nurturing mulch around your plants....
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Favorite or New Plant
Winter Iris For reliable winter color in your perennial bed, plant winter iris (Iris unguicularis). The...
Clever Gardening Technique
Force Paperwhites Paper white narcissus, including the yellow versions 'Grand Soleil d'Or' and 'Chinese Sacred...
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- Dig Dahlia Tubers
- Keep Off the Grass
- Till Fallow Garden Beds
- Clean Garden Tools
- Cut Back Mums