January 20, 2018
Weekly news from the
National Gardening Association
"Why are the leaves of my Cat Palm turning yellow?" - Read the answer
ARTICLES TO READ
Grow and Enjoy Air Plants
Tillandsias, and other members of the Air Plant Database, seem to live and grow in nothing but air.. As with most plants, imitating their natural environment is the best way to display tillandsias. Let us show you some tips and tricks to get yours thriving.
Gardening for Birds
Although attracting birds to feeders brings hours of birdwatching pleasure, a welcoming landscape is the single best way to encourage the widest variety of birds to visit and reside in your yard year-round.
Let Us Grow Lettuce
There are few things that taste better to a vegetable gardener than the tender lettuce and greens of the season's first homegrown salad. There is a wide variety of lettuces and greens that thrive in cool spring weather. Now is the time to sow some seeds so you can soon be enjoying that delicious first harvest.
Grow Your Own Jujube
If you live in the right climate- Jujube trees may be a great tree for you to grow. Minimal effort, minimal problems, plus healthy fruit to enjoy.
Broccoli Growing Basics
How to grow broccoli in every zone.
Establish Your Own Wildflower Meadow
Creating a wildflower meadow takes a little effort, but the results are stunning and beneficial to pollinators. A meadow of mixed flowers and native grasses can replace your lawn, cover a slope, or enhance a roadside.
Winter-blooming heaths add a splash of color to gardens throughout winter. These hardy, low-growing plants produce a wide variety of bell-shaped or tubular pale pink, reddish purple, and magenta flowers for what seems like an eternity -- October and November into April and May.
AWESOME NEW PHOTOS FROM THIS WEEK
NOTABLE DISCUSSIONS FROM OUR FORUMS
|Pretty Pictures from the Past
|Killing slugs by stepping on them cruel or good?
|Claremont Lilium Show 2018
|Newer to Orchids
|Floral Alphabet Soup! The letter F!
|Garden Photos forum
|What was your favorite daylilies in 2017?
|On the Move with Bill and Ken and maybe Alice too
|Lesson learned, don't plant semps near alliums
|Sempervivum and Jovibarba forum
THE NUMBERS FROM LAST WEEK:
|684 members joined.
4,713 posts written in our forums.
1,251 photos posted to the plant database.
494 plants added to personal inventory lists.