New England

September, 2005
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Agastache 'Apache Sunset'

National News

Agastache or hyssop is an old-fashioned perennial plant that's gaining in popularity with the introduction of new varieties. Agastache is a versatile plant. It has attractive foliage and flower...

Ultra Grow Container Liner

One of the pitfalls of growing plants in containers is improper watering. Containers can dry out quickly or be overwatered by Mother Nature or overzealous gardeners. While underwatered containers...

Root Pruning Potbound Plants

Fall is a great time to buy trees and shrubs at your local nursery. Most gardeners have heard that if your tree or shrub is potbound (roots encircling the rootball), you should score or break up...

Award-Winning Hydrangea

Since 1978 the Gold Medal Plant Award Program at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has recognized trees, shrubs, and woody vines of outstanding merit. These winners are relatively new plants...

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In the Garden


As the Worm Turns

Worms are the best pets a gardener could ask for. They need no food other than scraps from the table, they make no noise, create no mess, take up little space, cost next to nothing for upkeep, and give us fertilizer for our plants. All you need is a...
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Favorite or New Plant

Silver Brunnera For creating a glow in shady nooks, the Brunneras offer some beautiful choices. 'Jack Frost' has...

Web Finds

Worm Digest Whether you're thinking about trying worm composting at home or taking a bigger step into the...
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Regional Reminders

  • Order Garlic
  • Take Cuttings
  • Prepare New Beds the Easy Way
  • Prepare to Move Trees and Shrubs
  • Harvest Green Tomatoes

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