New England

October, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Petting Your Plants

My first introduction to the science of growing plants was in 10th-grade biology class. I measured the effects of spraying plants with different amounts of gibberellin -- a plant hormone that causes cell elongation. I mixed up a solution of the chemical...
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Web Finds

ScienceDaily ScienceDaily online magazine is worth a visit if you like to be the first one in your office to...

Clever Gardening Technique

Preventing Damping Off Disease Fish emulsion not only supplies nutrients to your plants, it can even prevent damping off fungus...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Garlic
  • Clean Out Irrigation Hoses
  • Don't Prune Now
  • Test Your Soil
  • Plan Ahead to Move Shrubs

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