New England

August, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Midsummer Catch-Up

Maybe I'm jumping the gun a bit, but I'm already looking forward to next year's gardening season. That's not because I'm so organized but because I've made so many mistakes this year that I can hardly wait to undo them. I meant to spread mulch in the...
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Favorite or New Plant

Globe Thistle The spiky, round, metallic blue flower heads of globe thistle (Echinops) make it one of my...


A Mediterranean Garden The look of a Mediterranean garden is not impossible to achieve in our moist New England summers....
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Regional Reminders

  • Fertilize Container Plants
  • Tend Strawberry Beds
  • Control Slugs and Snails
  • Divide Perennial Poppies
  • Patrol for Bugs

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