National Garden Bureau, the non-profit organization promoting gardening in North America on behalf of the horticulture industry and its members, is pleased to announce the four plant classes that will be featured in the 2019 "Year of the" program.
Each year as we rediscover the emerging beauty of our gardens, we can also welcome and enjoy birds, butterflies, pollinators and other wildlife. Garden for Wildlife Month in May and National Pollinator Week, June 18-24, 2018 remind us to prepare our gardens as a habitat for wildlife. Here are starter tips for wild friendly gardening.
Almost 4,000 photos were entered in this year's contest - our largest turnout ever! The members all voted for their favorites, and the votes have been tabulated! Click to see the winners!
The first round of voting is finished, and we have our first place winners for each category. Before we reveal the people behind the photos, we're going to do one final vote to determine the best of show.
As regulators consider a ban on neonicotinoids, debate rages over the harm they cause to bees.
Over the past few weeks, gardeners from all over have been submitting their favorite photos, and it's now time for you to vote on your favorites! Each member may cast up to 3 votes in each category, so head over to the photo contest page, start browsing the many beautiful photos, and cast your votes for your favorites.
Our resident graphics designer has created an amazing 2018 calendar planner. It's available for sale as a downloadable file. We have created a video showing how this planner works. Check it out!
As someone who enjoys gardening and probably encounters reptiles and amphibians in the course of their activity, the Southwestern Center for Herpetological Research invites you to take the 2017 Reptile and Amphibian Public Opinion Survey.
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.
The team is pursuing three issues: the virus, the mite and rose plant resistance to the disease, according to Byrne, professor of Rosa and Prunus Breeding and Genetics for Texas A&M AgriLife Research, College Station, and Rose Rosette Disease Project director. And now they are soliciting help from people who like to grow roses as well.
National, regional, conservation, and gardening groups fight the decline of pollinator species by calling on all Americans to do their part
Want to grow your own vegetables? You can do it the fun and easy way with this practical guide. From selecting the right spot to preparing the soil to harvesting, Vegetable Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows you how to successfully raise vegetables regardless of the size of your plot or your dietary needs.
Grant aims to build and enhance therapeutic gardens across North America.
Aspiring organic farmers and gardeners are invited to apply for the 2018 Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Now celebrating its 50th year, the Apprenticeship is the longest running university-based organic farming training program in the U.S. Deadline to apply is September 30.