New England

April, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Hosta of the Year

National News

Hostas are the backbone of the shade garden. Easy to grow and generally trouble-free, they are available in a myriad of sizes and leaf shapes, colors and variegation patterns. In fact, the biggest...

Old Time Tomatoes

Gardeners grow heirloom tomatoes for a variety of reasons- for their delicious flavor, unique appearance, to maintain strains of genetic diversity. But even if these other reasons didn’t apply,...

Welcome to Munchkin Land

Oak-leaf hydrangeas ( Hydrangea quercifolia ) are wonderful landscape plants. Their large, lobed leaves add textural interest to the garden in summer and change to gorgeous shades of burgundy and...

Lawn Care Made Easier

If you’ve ever struggled to move downspout extensions and splash blocks before you mow- and then had put them back once you were done- you’ll probably appreciate a new product from Landscape...

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In the Garden


Growing Raspberries

I love raspberries! But these delicious, jewel-like fruits are so perishable that it is almost impossible to get really fresh, ripe berries in the market. Fortunately, they are easy to grow in the home garden. So, with a little planning and some routine...
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Growing Fruits and Berries If you are interested in growing fruits in your home garden, two books by Stella Otto will make...

Shows & Events

New England Wildflower Society Classes The New England Wild Flower Society's Education Department has released its Spring/Summer 2010...
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Regional Reminders

  • Perennial Garden Cleanup
  • Spring Lawn Care
  • Harden Off Your Seedlings
  • Strawberry Planting
  • Planting Trees

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