National News - From NGA Editors
'Cinderella's Carriage' Pumpkin
While you may not want to be gardening in your glass slippers, you can still grow 'Cinderella's Carriage'. It may not get you to the ball to meet your prince, but you will be rewarded with a fairy...
'Chef's Choice Orange' Tomato
Many gardeners value heirloom tomato varieties for their delicious flavor, even though they may lack the desirable characteristics of more modern hybrids such as disease resistance. Now you can...
Gardening on the Moon
You may have heard of gardening by the moon, but how about gardening on the moon? In an effort to explore the possibilities for living on the moon for extended periods of time, NASA is planning...
Still Growing after Hurricane Sandy on Coney Island
The Coney Island Garden Program, now fully recovered after Hurricane Sandy, is a growing success. After the garden was destroyed by the 2012 superstorm, program director Ramy Fakhr and a dedicated...
In the Garden
Late winter, just before new spring growth bursts forth, is the best pruning time for deciduous trees and shrubs. Pruning is perhaps the least understood of all gardening chores. Incorrect pruning results in poor growth, improper growth, unnatural plant...
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Shows & Events
Backyard Gardening Series: Growing Pecans On Tuesday, January 21, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dr. Larry A. Stein, Professor & Extension...
Learn before you cut. Follow Proper Pruning Techniques , from the Texas AgriLife Extension,...
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