National News - From NGA Editors
New Multicolored Bee Balm
Bee balm ( Monarda didyma ) is known as a widely adapted perennial flower that features red, white, or lavender flowers that butterflies and hummingbirds love. A new selection from England adds a...
Incredible New Hydrangea
From the world of plant blogs comes word of a new, improved version of the popular Annabelle hydrangea. Annabelle is a midsummer-blooming Hydrangea arborescens selection that blooms on new...
New Squirrel-Proof Bird Feeder
Come fall, many gardeners restock the bird feeders to attract a variety of feathered friends to their yards for winter. One of the worst problems with many bird feeders is squirrels stealing the...
Earthworms Spread Weed Seed
Giant ragweed ( Ambrosia trifida ) is one of the main contributors to the hay fever that causes distress to millions of gardeners this time of year. While giant ragweed is quite capable of...
In the Garden
I went all out on dahlias this year. I usually plant a few every year, and if I like the flowers, I dig up the tubers and store them over the winter. In the past, if they didn't survive winter storage, it wasn't the end of the world. But this year I...
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Shows & Events
New England Wild Flower Society Symposium Learn innovative ways to stretch your gardening season and make better use of your gardening...
Garden Calendar The University of Massachusetts Extension publishes a garden calendar that can inspire New...
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- Water Newly Planted Perennials
- Preparing Amaryllis for a New Bloom Cycle
- Get Tomato and Pepper Covers Ready
- Dry Tomatoes