New England

February, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Bird Watching

National News

It may be early for birds to start their spring migration, but it’s still a good time to check in with our feathered friends to see how they’re doing. During the 10th Annual Great Backyard Bird...

New Space-Saving Squash

Summer squash varieties come in many different shapes and colors, and some of the most unique are the patty pans. Often compared to flying saucers, these varieties combine the rich summer squash...

New Double-Flowered Hellebore

Dan Hinkley, formerly of Heronswood Nursery fame, has been breeding hellebores, also called Christmas roses, for years. His selections have expanded the color and form of hellebore flowers...

New/Old Garden Hoes

Many home gardeners are clever recyclers, and are adept at finding new ways to use an old product or tool in the garden. If you’re in this category, then you’ll appreciate the idea behind Rogue...

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In the Garden

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Tropics Under Glass

There's nothing like a cold, dry New England winter to zap the moisture from our indoor air so that everything we touch delivers a static charge. We set up humidifiers, slather on the skin lotion, and dream of moist, tropical climes. You know, the kinds...
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Resources

Web Finds

University of Missouri Extension The Terrariums page of the University of Missouri Extension site has a good general discussion...

Tool or Gardening Product

Nourse Farms Nursery Whether you're starting a new raspberry or strawberry patch, need a few more blueberry plants to...
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Regional Reminders

  • Treat Snow-Laden Branches With Care
  • Use a Heat Mat
  • Sow Slow-Growing Annuals
  • Prolong the Life of Cut Flowers
  • Check Grow Lights

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