Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Pacific Northwest

December, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Ample Harvest

National News

Did you count your blessings this Thanksgiving for a table set with a delicious feast? Sadly, not everyone is fortunate enough to be able to enjoy such bounty. As a gardener, one way you can help...

Summer Jewels

Although winter is getting ready to extend its icy grip over much of the country, it's never too early to start dreaming about and planning for next summer's garden! And Salvia 'Summer Jewel...

Wild Ones

If you are interested in native plants and natural landscaping, it's time to go wild! Wild Ones is a not-for-profit environmental and advocacy organization that works to preserve biodiversity...

Climate Conscious Gardening

Thinking global, acting local is a motto that gardeners can follow to do their part to offset the effects of climate change. The Climate Conscious Gardener , part of the acclaimed series of...

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In the Garden


Make Your Home a Houseplant Haven

Maybe your household is a little more serene than mine, but things can get a little hectic around here during the holiday season. I'm so busy, it's easy to overlook my houseplants and forget to tend to their needs. But I've found that once the bright...
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Shows & Events

Northwest Flower and Garden Show "A Floral Symphony... Gardens Take Note" is the theme this year as top garden creators design...

Favorite or New Plant

'Crimson Cloud' Hawthorn If you're looking for a small flowering tree, consider planting a 'Crimson Cloud' hawthorn...
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Regional Reminders

  • Rake Up Fallen Leaves
  • Tie Vines To Sturdy Supports
  • Take the Last Chance to Feed Your Lawn
  • Clean Garden Tools Before Storing
  • Protect Evergreens From Snow

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