Western Mountains and High Plains
National News - From NGA Editors
Look Before You Pump
Spring is arriving (however belatedly in some parts of the country this year!) and it's time for gardeners to get their tools and equipment ready for the season ahead. As you get mowers, trimmers,...
Growing Active Kids
School gardens grow more than plants. Young people who participate in school garden programs improve their knowledge of good nutrition, broaden their tastes in terms of food choices, and increase...
Year of the Cucumber
Cucumbers are one of America's favorite home garden crops. Whether for fresh eating, pickling, or even cooking (cucumber soup or roasted cukes, anyone?), cucumbers are one of the five most...
Spotlight on Youth Gardening: Landry Early Childhood Center
Gardens grow much more than fruits and vegetables at Rivier University's Landry Early Childhood Center in Nashua, New Hampshire. Since 2013, over 200 youth participants have had the opportunity to...
In the Garden
Spring is in the air and some sure signs of it are bursting out in the rhubarb patch. This perennial vegetable reliably provides the first "fruit" of the season. It makes such a delicious pie that it is often called the "pie plant." Rhubarb can be used...
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Favorite or New Plant
Eastern Redbud If you have some space in a protected area, plant a Eastern redbud tree (Cercis canadensis)....
Shows & Events
High Desert Edible Gardening On Wednesday, April 30, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Wilbur D. May Arboretum and Botanical Garden...
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- Get Ready for Vegetables Planting
- Rotate Garden Crops
- Fertilize Lawns
- Check for Insect Pests When New Foliage Unfurls
- Prune Oystershell Scale-Infested Lilacs