New England

February, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Roses for Your Valentine

National News

It will be Valentine's Day soon, and what better gift to give a loved one than roses. But instead of spending lots of money on cut flowers that will wither in a week’s time, why not treat your...

Sweet Raisin Cherry Tomato

Cherry tomatoes are a popular summer garden vegetable and a favorite with kids. There are many varieties available, such as 'Sungold' and 'Super Sweet 100', that tout a high sugar content. They...

New Environmentally Friendly Slow-Release Fertilizer

Fertilizers are added to lawns and gardens across the country at alarming rates. While they may be necessary for plant growth, excess fertilizer runs off into streams, rivers, and waterways,...

2010 Garden Trends

It's a new decade and new trends are sprouting up everywhere. Gardening is no exception! Each year, the Garden Media Group polls professionals in the lawn and garden industry to see what they...

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In the Garden


Become an Amateur Phenologist

Most gardeners like to observe nature, and it's especially exciting in spring when we see plants and animals return after the long winter. Pity the poor soul who doesn't thrill at the sight of the first crocus, or robin, or bluebird -- what wonders they...
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Shows & Events

The Great Backyard Bird Count The Great Backyard Bird Count takes place on February 12 through 15, 2010. This annual event...

Clever Gardening Technique

Plan an Early Sowing of Hardy Annuals Sow some seeds of hardy flowering annuals including larkspur, bachelor's buttons, sweet peas,...
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Regional Reminders

  • Give Fragrant Bouquets
  • Care for Amaryllis
  • Start Onions
  • Observe Sun Patterns
  • Control Spider Mites

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