New England

February, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Lime Green Cauliflower

National News

There are few vegetables as majestic-looking and beautiful as the Romanesco cauliflower. This Italian heirloom hails from the coastal region between Rome and Naples. Romanesco cauliflower is noted...

Cold-Hardy Clumping Bamboos

Bamboos have become popular landscape plants for creating garden rooms, blocking unsightly views, or lending your garden an Asian feel. Bamboos are grouped as either running or clumping types....

Organic Strawberries Better for Fighting Cancer

Over the years we’ve reported about the various cancer-fighting compounds contained in many fresh fruits and vegetables. New research suggests that how the fruits and vegetables are grown may make...

New Biodegradable Seedling Pots

Many gardeners have used peat, coir, and other biodegradable pots to start their seedlings. The advantage of peat and coir pots over plastic is that the "pot and all" can be transplanted in...

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In the Garden


The Dark Side of Earthworms

Ask a gardener what creature of the earth does the most to enrich our soil and the answer is most likely to be ... the earthworm. I have a worm-composting bin in my basement not just for recycling food scraps but also for the worm manure or castings...
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Clever Gardening Technique

Milk for Powdery Mildew It appears our cupboards are a hidden arsenal for battling disease (and insects) on our plants....

Shows & Events

New England Spring Flower Show Get your senses ready to experience a dose of spring at the 2007 New England Spring Flower Show,...
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Regional Reminders

  • Give Fragrant Bouquets
  • Start Leeks
  • Move Houseplants Away From Cold Windows
  • Check Gardening Notes
  • Place Plant Orders

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