New England

December, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Fragrant English Roses

National News

David Austin’s English roses have been gracing the gardening world for more than 25 years. These roses combine the beauty and everblooming nature of modern hybrid tea and floribunda roses with the...

Sock It To Strawberry Diseases

Black root rot disease is a menace to strawberry growers. Plants with this soilborne disease often are short lived and produce few berries. For commercial operations, fumigating the soil with...

New Award-Winning Viola

Violas and pansies are classic cool-season annual flowers. For gardeners in mild winter areas, they bloom and provide color all winter. In colder areas they’re one of the first flower transplants...

Milder Winter Predicted

Predicting what the winter weather will be like across the country is always tricky business, but with modern forecasting tools many meteorologists feel more confident about going out on a limb to...

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In the Garden


Some Like it Cool

It's the time of year when Thanksgiving and Christmas cacti are supposed to be showing off their lovely blossoms and heralding the holiday season. But some years they don't seem to understand their role. They are among a group of plants that have some...
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Clever Gardening Technique

Keep Paper Whites Standing Tall Researchers at Cornell University have found a way to keep paper whites from flopping over. They...


Hummingbird Plants You can always depend on the Brooklyn Botanic Garden to cover subjects authoritatively and...
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Regional Reminders

  • Make a Gardener's Gift Basket
  • Mulch Frozen Ground
  • Green Your Front Entrance
  • Remove Decorative Foil
  • Propagate African Violets

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