New England

January, 2008
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New, White Cherry Tomato

National News

Cherry tomatoes are sweet and prolific and good for eating in salads or straight from the garden. They come in a range of colors including red, pink, orange, yellow, and now white. ‘Italian...

Environmentally Friendly Road Salt Solution

Winter for much of the country means ice and snow. One of the ways to help cars and feet grip better is to spread road salt on walkways and streets. More than 15 million tons of deicing salts are...

Unique Hibiscus Collection

Tropical hibiscus are impressive plants with their evergreen foliage and trumpet-shaped, brightly colored flowers. A new line of tropical hibiscus will be available in spring that offers unique...

Garden Design Program for Vegetable Gardeners

Winter is the perfect time to pull out the seed catalogs and design your vegetable garden. While most of us use the old paper-and-pencil method, there are some online garden design programs that...

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In the Garden

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Count the Feeding Birds

I recently put up bird feeders again after a hiatus during which our neighborhood was forbidden to feed the birds for fear of attracting bears. I was excited to see a woodpecker inching up the trunk of a tree toward the suet, but I couldn't tell for...
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Resources

Shows & Events

New Hampshire Orchid Show A Symphony of Orchids is the New Hampshire Orchid Society's 17th annual orchid show, scheduled...

Clever Gardening Technique

Preventing Seedling Damping Off Sphagnum moss contains a natural fungicide that can help prevent damping off fungus from killing...
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Regional Reminders

  • Protect Plants From Snowblower
  • Combatting Fungus Gnats
  • Keeping Poinsettias Looking Healthy
  • Put Together Plant Wish List
  • Check Light Exposure of Windowsill Plants

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