National News - From NGA Editors
Eat Your Fruits and Veggies
Nutritionists are always encouraging us to add more fruits and vegetables to our diets. What's a delicious and easy way to do this? To combine them, of course! Fruits salsas blend fruits such as...
Year of the Echinacea
If you'd like to grow gorgeous flowers that are easy to care for -- and roll out the welcome mat for butterflies, bees, and birds -- echinacea, commonly called coneflower, is the plant for you!...
Extend Your Growing Season
Now, in the midst of summer's warm temperatures, may not seem like the time to be thinking about the cold weather that will be returning in fall and winter. But if you'd like to continue enjoying...
Jack London Community Day School
The peace garden at Jack London Community Day School is much more than a place for quiet contemplation and peace studies. Students at this year-round program in Valley Glen, California are getting...
In the Garden
Visions of Southwestern deserts often bring to mind the mighty saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea), arms stretched upwards to the sky. New residents lucky enough to have saguaro in their landscape often ask about birds creating cavities in the saguaro,...
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Shows & Events
Maximize Your Irrigation System As much of the Southwest struggles in the grip of drought conditions, gardeners are ever more...
Clever Gardening Technique
Picking a Ripe Cantaloupe When cantaloupe are ripe, they will easily detach or "slip" from the stem with a gentle push or...
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- Plant Palm Trees
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