New England

September, 2005
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Colorful Echinacea

National News

Earlier this year we reported about new fragrant echinacea varieties -- ‘Sunrise’ and ‘Sunset’ -- that have recently been introduced to the public. The parade of new coneflower introductions...

Ivy of the Year

Topiaries are all the rage in the gardening world. Not only do they make great outdoor plants, many can be brought indoors in fall and enjoyed in winter under the proper lighting conditions. Each...

Vole Control Bait Station

With the onset of fall’s cool weather, animals are making plans to overwinter in your yard. Voles are one of the main rodents that love to hang around and feed. There are many species. Some will...

Apples for Better Health

The old adage “an apple a day, keeps the doctor away,” is gaining more validity as Cornell University researchers find more health benefits from eating fresh apples. Recent research suggests that...

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In the Garden


Bulb Companions

Last year my zealous planting of daffodils by our front walkway rewarded us for many weeks during our long, cool spring. Day after day, the stunning blooms welcomed me home; new buds kept opening, and the older flowers were slow to fade. It was a...
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Shows & Events

Creating Winter Interest in the Garden Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, MA, will host a workshop called "Winter Interest in a Day"...

Favorite or New Plant

Japanese Forest Grass With arching leaves of yellow with green stripes, variegated Japanese forest grass ( Hakonechloa...
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Regional Reminders

  • Move Houseplants Indoors
  • Switch to Fall Lawn Care Regimen
  • Enrich Soil for Next Year's Veggie Garden
  • Divide Iris and Daylilies
  • Don't Let Weeds Take Over

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