New England

August, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Putting Bees Out to Pasture

National News

We've all heard of putting the cows out to pasture, but how about bees? In an effort to encourage populations of native bees that can take on pollinating duties as the number of honeybees decline,...

Gardening for Monarch Butterflies

Soon millions of monarch butterflies will begin their annual journey, flying thousands of miles from eastern North America to overwintering sites high in the mountains of central Mexico. (Monarchs...

Save Energy with Solar Lights

One way to help save energy is to use solar fixtures for outdoor lighting. But in the past, many solar fixtures gave off such dim light that they were not very effective in the landscape. Now from...

Improve Your Gardening with a Coach

While reading about gardening is a great way to increase your knowledge, there is nothing like having an experienced gardener actually out in the garden with you, giving advice first-hand. Some...

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In the Garden


Liven Up Your Fall Flower Garden

On some of the hot, steamy days we've been having lately, I find myself thinking longingly of the cool days of fall. While it's not time quite yet for frosty nights and crisp days, thinking about some fall flowers at least gives me a mental refresher....
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Shows & Events

Lectures by Perennials Expert Adrian Bloom Adrian Bloom, chairman of Blooms Nurseries in Norfolk, England and an internationally recognized...


Bloom's Best Perennials and Grasses Adrian Bloom is a world-renowned English perennials expert with over a half century of experience...
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Regional Reminders

  • Clean Up the Raspberry Bed
  • Move or Divide Peonies
  • Bolster Your Blueberries
  • Take Cuttings of Tender Plants
  • Plant Grass Seed

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