National News - From NGA Editors
Roses are the prima donnas of the garden world. They are lovely to look at, but often demanding to grow, susceptible to a host of disease and insect problems. Now gardeners who want the beauty of...
Add some fireworks to your fall garden with an exciting new ornamental grass from Proven Winners. 'Fireworks' Variegated Red Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum') is a pink and white...
Birds and Bees at Risk
Many gardeners are aware that a particular class of widely used systemic insecticides known as neonecotinoids presents a big threat to bees and other pollinators. Now research has shown that...
Spotlight on Youth Gardens
Just outside downtown Minneapolis, Project Sweetie Pie (PSP) is hard at work installing urban gardens in an effort to create a food corridor in the Market/Cultural district of North Minneapolis....
In the Garden
For the past 14 years, NGA has been delivering great gardening information to home gardeners across the country in our Regional Reports e-newsletters. We're proud to have been able to help folks be successful growing everything from vegetables and...
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Favorite or New Plant
Japanese Anemone Just when other flowering perennials are winding down, the Japanese anemone comes into full...
Clever Gardening Technique
Disinfecting and Cleaning Pots Pots can be reused indefinitely, but with each use they accumulate mineral deposits and other...
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- Coax Poinsettias into Bloom
- Replace Lawn with Ground Cover
- Divide Perennials
- Plant Cool-Season Pansies
- Move Houseplants Indoors