New England

April, 2005
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Photo Contest

National News

Gardening and photography enthusiasts, take note. The editors of NATURE'S BEST Photography magazine invite you to enter their First Annual NATURE'S BEST Backyards photography competition. More...

The Sunniest Sundrops

Sundrops and evening primroses ( Oenothera spp.) are popular perennial flowers that are easy to grow in most parts of the country. While there are more than 120 species available, only a handful...

New Safer, Systemic Fungicide

Diseases such as sudden oak death (SAD), black spot, scab, bacterial blight, and fire blight are the scourge of many trees, shrubs, fruits, and vegetables. To control these diseases home gardeners...

Grounds for Gardens Perk Up Your Plants

If you're looking for a high-nitrogen soil amendment, attractive mulch for acid-loving plants, or deliciously fragrant addition for your compost heap, seek no further than your neighborhood...

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In the Garden

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Gardening to Minimize Allergies

It's that time of year again -- the sneezing, sniffling, itching eyes time that signals spring is here. The month of May, when maple trees are flowering, is prime allergy season for me. But since it's also prime planting time, I've had to find ways to...
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Resources

Clever Gardening Technique

Aspirin Water In the last issue I reported about aspirin improving seed germination. Another benefit appears to...

Web Finds

Organic Flowers for Mother's Day A gift of flowers makes a statement of love or appreciation. But a gift of organic flowers makes...
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Regional Reminders

  • Grow Potatoes in Cylinders
  • Watch for Lily Leaf Beetles
  • Control Tent Caterpillars
  • Plant Snapdragons
  • Prune Roses

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