New England

October, 2009
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Colorful Abelia

National News

Abelia is a broadleaf evergreen that grows well in USDA hardiness zones 6 to 10. The glossy green foliage contrasts nicely with the pinkish-white flowers in summer and fall. Now a new variety of...

Watch Birds with New Birdcam

Gardeners love to feed and watch birds. However, birds are often at the feeder or in nesting boxes when you’re at work, early in the morning, or late in the day. It’s hard to catch all the...

Build Your Own Weeder

The wheel hoe is a nifty, hand-powered weeder that is great for slicing off weeds at the soil line. It features a wheel attached to a metal frame with a sharp blade and wooden handles. If you’re...

New Farmer’s Business Book

Gardeners trying to establish a new market vegetable garden or farm may not take the time or have the expertise for the business side of their operation. They spend most of their time building the...

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In the Garden


For the Love of Alliums

Looking for some eye-catching, easy-care, hardy, deer- and rodent-resistant plants for your garden? Look no further than the ornamental alliums. Like daffodils and tulips, alliums grow from bulbs, and now's the time to plant them for blooms in late...
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Shows & Events

Fall Events at the Arnold Arboretum. The Arnold Arboretum, located at 125 Arborway in Boston, Massachusetts, has a roster of workshops...

Web Finds

Buy Bulbs and Help Nonprofits with Bloomin' Bucks Brent and Becky's Bulbs makes it easy to donate money to your favorite nonprofit. Just go to...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Specialty Bulbs
  • Edge Garden Beds
  • Mulch Cold-Hardy Root Vegetables
  • Add Lime to Gardens and Lawns
  • Hoard Leaves

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