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2020 National Gardening Association Calendar Now Available2020 National Gardening Association Calendar Now Available
November 11, 2019

We have produced a beautiful 2020 Calendar featuring many of the winners of last year's photo contest

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The 2019 Garden.org Photo Contest!The 2019 Garden.org Photo Contest!
November 1, 2019

Submit your favorite photos from your collection, and the members of the site will then vote for their favorites. The winning photos from each category will be pitted against each other in one final, epic vote to determine the ultimate Best of Show winners. Contest opens on November 1st and ends November 29th.

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NGA Shirts, Mugs, Hoodies, and More Are Now Being Offered!!!!NGA Shirts, Mugs, Hoodies, and More Are Now Being Offered!!!!
September 20, 2019

NGA is now officially offering various types of merchandise promoting gardening and Garden.org.

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The 2019 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The 2019 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
September 4, 2019

This is the big event we've all been waiting for, the 2019 Not a Raffle Raffle!

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Pollinator Week is HerePollinator Week is Here
June 16, 2019

June 17th begins pollinator week, where NGA gets taken over by the important creatures that pollinator our flowers and provide a critically important part in our food supply.

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NWF's Gardening for Wildlife Month is in full swing!NWF's Gardening for Wildlife Month is in full swing!
May 24, 2019

The National Wildlife Federation's 7th Annual Garden for Wildlife Month offers home gardeners, wildlife enthusiasts and conservationists a chance to join together with millions of their peers across the nation and help support species in their backyards.

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National Garden Bureau Members Host 2019 California Summer TrialsNational Garden Bureau Members Host 2019 California Summer Trials
May 15, 2019

Modeled after the long-standing CA Spring Trials that are held annually in California during the spring, attendees will have the opportunity to visit breeder company trial sites throughout the state in the middle of August.

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Growing  Perennial Foods: A field guide to raising resilient herbs, fruits & vegetables: A Book ReviewGrowing Perennial Foods: A field guide to raising resilient herbs, fruits & vegetables: A Book Review
May 9, 2019

Right from the beginning of the book, you really get the idea that not only does Acadia know what she's talking about, she is passionate about it! This book isn't technical, but also doesn't talk down to readers. Acadia is right there with you, explaining everything, encouraging you, and giving you all the info you need on growing various perennial vegetables. I love that she covers not just the details about varieties but how to grow and harvest each one.

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Two Weeks Remain in National Garden Bureau's "Year of" Video ContestTwo Weeks Remain in National Garden Bureau's "Year of" Video Contest
May 2, 2019

The first ever "Year of" video contest, featuring #SNAPDRAGONLOVE for 2019, kicked off on February 14, 2019. Sponsored by National Garden Bureau and their members, the contest is designed to inspire creative videos from anyone and everyone (growers, retailers, consumers…anyone!) who loves snapdragons, both cut flowers and bedding/potted/landscape varieties.

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Garden Habitat Helpers Giveaway for GFW Newsletter Sign UpGarden Habitat Helpers Giveaway for GFW Newsletter Sign Up
April 24, 2019

Enter to win a "Habitat Helper" at the National Wildlife Federation!

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For Member Begonia LoversFor Member Begonia Lovers
April 19, 2019

The Louisiana E-Branch of the American Begonia Society has a new website: www.bayoubegonia.com. We hope you will visit and don't forget the ABS site: www.begonias.org.

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Millennial Households Continue to Provide Optimism for the Lawn and Garden IndustryMillennial Households Continue to Provide Optimism for the Lawn and Garden Industry
April 17, 2019

The just-released 2019 National Gardening Survey, published by the National Gardening Association's research division, GardenResearch.com, reveals new and important information regarding the $50+ billion lawn and garden industry.

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2019 National Gardening Survey Available Now2019 National Gardening Survey Available Now
April 16, 2019

The just-released 2019 National Gardening Survey, published by the National Gardening Association's research division, GardenResearch.com, reveals new and important information regarding the $50+ billion lawn and garden industry.

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GardenResearch.com Comes Home to National Gardening AssociationGardenResearch.com Comes Home to National Gardening Association
April 10, 2019

Today's re-acquisition of this group by NGA brings the research work back to its original home.

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100 Years of Celebrating the Iris100 Years of Celebrating the Iris
April 8, 2019

For 100 years the American Iris Society has been working with and for iris hybridizers, growers and iris lovers (irisarians) to promote and advance the "flower of the rainbow."

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"Jumping Worms""Jumping Worms"
March 27, 2019

"Jumping worms" is the new reality in Wisconsin

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Gardening Dictionary PhotosGardening Dictionary Photos
March 15, 2019

We recently added the ability for anyone to come along and add photos to any dictionary word and we're holding a mini-contest.

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National Pollinator Garden Network Surpasses Goal of One Million Registered Pollinator GardensNational Pollinator Garden Network Surpasses Goal of One Million Registered Pollinator Gardens
February 27, 2019

In just three years, 1,040,000 gardens were registered with the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge (MPGC) involving an estimated eight million people, concentrated in the United States, and Canada with some in Mexico, and across the globe.

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Announcing the winners of the 2018 Garden.org Photo Contest!Announcing the winners of the 2018 Garden.org Photo Contest!
November 30, 2018

Over the past few weeks, gardeners from all over submitted their favorite photos, and the members voted and today we reveal the winners!

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The Garden.org 2019 Planner and Organizer is now available!The Garden.org 2019 Planner and Organizer is now available!
November 14, 2018

Our 2019 download-and-print planner is fully customizable and will suit you no matter what kind of planner you are. This year, we have added additional pages and ideas specifically for gardeners to help keep your gardens just as organized as you are.

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The 2018 National Gardening Association Photo Contest!The 2018 National Gardening Association Photo Contest!
November 9, 2018

Submit your favorite photos from your collection, and the members of the site will then vote for their favorites. The winning photos from each category will be pitted against each other in one final, epic vote to determine the ultimate Best of Show winners. Contest opens on November 9th and ends November 30th.

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The October Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The October Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
October 17, 2018

Here it is, the final raffle of the year!

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Propagating Amaryllis Seeds by FloatingPropagating Amaryllis Seeds by Floating
September 21, 2018

Although an exercise in patience, growing Amaryllis (Hippeastrum) bulbs from seed can be advantageous and offers the opportunity to hybridize something new, exciting and different in the world of Amaryllis.

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The September 2018 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The September 2018 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
September 8, 2018

The penultimate raffle of the year!

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The August 2018 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The August 2018 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
August 10, 2018

Another exciting raffle all lined up for you. Come check out the awesome prizes!

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