New England

October, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden

1206

Preparing the Garden for a Long Winter's Nap

A hard frost put an end to most of my vegetable garden, and the deer took the kale down to nubs (it could have been worse, I found a bear print early in the summer), so I decided it was time to spruce things up and prep the soil for spring planting....
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Resources

Books

Growing Bulbs Lois Hole's Favorite Bulbs; Better Choices, Better Gardens (Hole's, 2003; $19.95) is packed...

Favorite or New Plant

Drumstick Allium I'll never be without drumstick alliums ( Allium sphaerocephalon ) in my garden. Their purplish...
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Regional Reminders

  • Mulch Cold-Hardy Root Vegetables
  • Keep Watering
  • Don't Prune Now
  • Clean Up Under Fruit Trees
  • Clean Bird Feeders

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