New England

May, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Pruning for More Flowers

May is lilac-appreciation time in New England. It seems like no matter what office, store, or home you walk into, the unmistakable fragrance of lilacs fills the air. While the heart-shaped foliage is attractive all summer, let's face it, we grow lilacs...
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Salvias The New Book of Salvias , by Betsy Clebsch (Timber Press, 2003; $29.95) covers 150 species and...

Local Buzz

Slugs Aplenty The cool, damp weather we've had recently is bound to increase the population of slugs and...
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Regional Reminders

  • Support Tomatoes
  • Use Row Covers
  • Transplant Ground Covers
  • Control Cucumber Beetles
  • Thin Apples

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