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
Holiday cheer is in our backyards, parks, fields, neighborhoods, and around craft tables. Gather friends, boxwood branches, small pine cones, wispy milkweed seeds and pods, dried hydrangea flowers, moss, baby's breath, holly berry clusters -- whatever...
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Pruning Brambles Brambles -- meaning berries such as raspberries and blackberries -- can be pruned in late fall...
Favorite or New Plant
European Larch European larch (Larix decidua) is a conifer in the Pine family, and during the growing season...
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- Clean Out Pond
- Drain and Store Irrigation Hoses
- Continue Watering
- Dig and Store Summer Bulbs
- Wrap a Fig Tree