New England

March, 2008
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Regifting Flower Bouquets

National News

Bouquets of cut flowers are a sign of love and affection and are a sure way to make someone smile. Every year thousands of cut flowers decorate special events like weddings, banquets, and...

Miniature Butterfly Bush

Butterfly bushes ( Buddleia davidii ) are the darlings of the midsummer perennial border. Their flowers form on new growth and become more numerous as the summer goes on. It’s a great delight to...

Community-Based Weather Reporting

Gardeners are keenly interested in the weather, and for good reason. Floods, droughts, hail, and snowstorms can spell disaster for many plants. While weather forecasting has become more...

All About Green Roofs

Green roofs are becoming more popular in cities across the country. Many municipalities see growing plants on roofs as a way to reduce water runoff, summer air temperature, and pollution. Until...

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In the Garden


Essential Tender Summer Bulbs

My garden is still buried underneath mounds of snow and this morning the temperature was in the single digits. But the calendar says it's spring, and it must have spread the word to my overwintered summer bulbs because the potted crocosmias that I moved...
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Clever Gardening Technique

Make Room for Clematis With so many different colors and flower shapes, don't even try to choose just one clematis to...

Shows & Events

Garden Conservancy Open Days If you like to tour gardens and enjoy an excursion, the Garden Conservancy Open Days are worth...
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Regional Reminders

  • Remove Strawberry Mulch
  • Rotate Crops in Veggie Garden
  • Sow Early Crops
  • Move Shrubs and Small Trees
  • Control Lawn Weeds With Corn Gluten

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