National News - From NGA Editors
Tomatoes are America's favorite home vegetable garden crop. From heirlooms to hybrids, tiny grape tomatoes to mammoth beefsteak varieties, gardeners across the country are always eager to harvest...
Site Assessment for Better Gardens
Ever wonder why some gardens and landscapes look dazzling year after year, while others decline? Or why a planting looks great at one location while the same planting looks skimpy and unattractive...
Rhododendrons of the Year
With their large showy flowers and attractive foliage, rhododendrons and azaleas are popular landscape plants across the country. But there are so many to choose from! How do you select the ones...
Spotlight on Youth Gardens
Growing healthy food is the basis for all programming at Youth Farm in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a recent recipient of National Gardening Association's longest running award program, Youth Garden...
In the Garden
One of the things to keep in mind when sketching out ideas for the upcoming season's vegetable garden is where in your plot the crops you grew last year were cultivated. Why does this matter?
Some pests and diseases can carry over in...
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Favorite or New Plant
Weeping Alaska Cedar For an elegant, evergreen focal point in your landscape, plant a weeping Alaskan cedar...
Clever Gardening Technique
Pre-Germinate Your Peas Peas grow well when the weather is cool, but seeds planted in cold, wet soil sometimes rot before...
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