National News - From NGA Editors
Snowberries are little-used landscape shrubs, but that may change soon. A new line of snowberries from the Netherlands is being introduced that will expand home gardeners? options for growing...
Plant Your Perennials High
Recent research from Cornell University?s Flower Bulb Research Program has shown that planting perennial flowers higher in the soil may result in better growth and survival. ?High? planting...
Italian Schools Go Organic
Italians are known for their pride in preparing and serving high-quality food. Now they have become pioneers in instituting the use of organic foods in schools across the country. Since 2000 the...
Schools Grow Butterflies and Birds
School gardening is becoming more popular as teachers and parents realize the benefits to learning that this hands-on education offers. Now major corporations are getting involved. The Hilton...
In the Garden
I used to be a plant snob, shunning those ubiquitous tubs of garish petunias and geraniums as something beneath my superior sensibilities. I'm not sure what happened -- and when it happened -- but I've come to love these popular annuals, and always have...
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My Mother's Garden When I was a youngster, I used to ask my mom every evening, just before bed, "What should I dream...
Tool or Gardening Product
Colorful Oasis Foam One challenge with using floral foam in flower arranging is keeping the material hidden from...
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- Set Out a Few Tomato Plants
- Plant Cool-Tolerant Annuals
- Till, But Not Too Much
- Try Some New Annual Vines
- Press Some Pansies