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April, 2005
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Photo Contest

National News

Gardening and photography enthusiasts, take note. The editors of NATURE'S BEST Photography magazine invite you to enter their First Annual NATURE'S BEST Backyards photography competition. More...

The Sunniest Sundrops

Sundrops and evening primroses ( Oenothera spp.) are popular perennial flowers that are easy to grow in most parts of the country. While there are more than 120 species available, only a handful...

New Safer, Systemic Fungicide

Diseases such as sudden oak death (SAD), black spot, scab, bacterial blight, and fire blight are the scourge of many trees, shrubs, fruits, and vegetables. To control these diseases home gardeners...

Grounds for Gardens Perk Up Your Plants

If you're looking for a high-nitrogen soil amendment, attractive mulch for acid-loving plants, or deliciously fragrant addition for your compost heap, seek no further than your neighborhood...

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In the Garden



This is my favorite time of year, with the flowering trees in full swing, spring daffodils and tulips, emerging perennials, and bright green lawns. It seems like every turn reveals a breathtaking new panorama of color and growth. It's a bit of a...
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Shows & Events

National Arboretum Azalea Blossom Watch There are over ten thousand Glenn Dale azaleas at the National Arboretum in Washington, DC. This...

Web Finds

Pragmatic Vegetable Gardens As much as we enjoy gardening, most of us would like to enjoy bountiful harvests with less work...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Perennials
  • Top-Dress
  • Stop Weeds
  • Prepare Soil Before Sodding
  • Plant Veggies

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