National News - From NGA Editors
Combining Bulbs and Perennials
Bulb planting season is upon us. As you get ready to tuck tulips, daffodils and other spring flowering bulbs into the garden, do you find yourself puzzling over which perennials to combine with...
Gardening for Hard Times
Gardening can be a way to connect with nature, enjoy delicious produce for much less than you'd pay at the market or experiment with heirloom varieties or the latest cutting-edge hybrids. But...
For years, viburnums were an excellent choice for gardeners in many parts of the U.S. looking for an attractive, trouble-free shrub to add to their landscapes. With showy flowers, ornamental...
Just the Plant Facts
Want to see a picture of what might be feeding on your apple trees? Or maybe it's time to winterize your roses- how about a watching a video to learn how? Perhaps you're looking for seasonal...
In the Garden
Once upon a time, the language of hydrangeas was pompom, mophead, snowball. The summer colors were pink or blue, or sometimes both on one shrub.
Today- early October 2010- I peek 'round my porch corner to enjoy rich autumn color on my favorite...
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Clever Gardening Technique
Store Seeds in Envelopes and Paper Bags in Lidded Jars Keeping stored seeds dry is most important. Seeds are dormant, not dead. Even a little moisture...
Tips About Bulb Care and Planting Should we dig up tender bulbs such as dahlias, tuberoses and gladiolas? When? What then? Which...
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- Remove What's Not
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