New England

February, 2005
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Container Clematis

National News

Container gardening continues to be a hot trend, and more perennial plants are being bred to grow well in these small spaces. One of the best new clematis to grow in containers is Clematis...

Organic Ketchup Protects Against Cancer

It's been well documented that the antioxidant lycopene found in tomato-based products, such as ketchup, helps protect us against cancers of the breast, pancreas, prostate, and intestines. Now...

Learn to Graft

If you're looking for a fun horticultural project to help pass the winter, consider learning about grafting. You can learn the techniques from the comfort of your home with this award-winning,...

Award-Winning Agastache

From the specialists in hummingbird mints (Agastache) comes a new award-winning variety that features foot-long spikes of rose-pink flowers, a raspberry red calyx, and sweetly scented foliage....

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In the Garden


Plants That Don't Know Their Place

I was quite fond of the tall spikes of pinkish purple flowers that bloomed all summer in the garden of a house I had just moved into. I didn't know what they were, but I worked around them as I added new plants and dug up others. Then I started noticing...
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Web Finds

Invasives of New England To learn more about plants to watch out for in our region, visit the Invasive Plant Atlas of...


The Harmonious Garden I can get bowled over by a individual plant, yet the interplay of that plant with its neighbors...
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Regional Reminders

  • Repot Houseplants
  • Order Fruit Trees
  • Check Grow Lights
  • Prune Fruit Trees
  • Cut Branches for Forcing

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