New England

December, 2009
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Compact Magnolias for Early Spring Blooms

National News

Magnolia trees are popular for their flowers, which bloom in late winter or early spring. The trees are majestic and the flowers are colorful, with a unique sweet fragrance. However, many magnolia...

New Ergonomic Kitchen Cutter

It's important to have the right tools when you're working in the kitchen. While sharp knives are great for many jobs, chopping vegetables with a knife can be time-consuming and requires a cutting...

A New Way to Repair Your Dog-Damaged Lawn

Dogs maybe man's best friends, but they certainly aren't friends to your lawn. Dogs urinating on the lawn can cause brown, dead spots. Dedicating a certain area for your dog helps, and watering...

A Clover of a Different Color

White or Ladino clover is usually thought of as a weed in lawns or as a forage crop for animals. However, there are some attractive varieties of white clover gardeners can grow as a ground cover....

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In the Garden

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Killer Kale?

You know how it is when you read something that makes you say, "Huh?" As I was reading last Sunday's newspaper, a headline in the USA Weekend Magazine caught my eye: "EatSmart: Some Foods Can Sicken You." The short article continues with "the top ten...
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Resources

Shows & Events

Christmas at the Montreal Botanical Garden Celebrate Christmas at the Montreal Botanical Garden. From December 4, 2009 to January 3, 2010,...

Tool or Gardening Product

Corona 7" Folding Razor Tooth Pruning Saw I received a sample of Corona's 7-inch, Razor Tooth Pruning Saw and had occasion to use it right...
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Regional Reminders

  • Choose Healthy Poinsettias
  • Plant an Indoor Herb Garden
  • Start Paper White Narcissus
  • Shower with Your Houseplants
  • Prevent Brown Tips on Houseplants

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