New England

November, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Landscapes for Life

National News

Would you like to have your garden be more in tune with nature? Are you interested in designing a landscape that not only looks good, but can be maintained with sustainable practices? If so, you...

Homegrown Harvest

If you're looking for a food gardening book full of not only helpful information but plentiful- and gorgeous- instructional photos as well, look no further than this new offering from the American...

Take Two Cockroaches and Call Me in the Morning

Most gardeners know that, when it comes to the insect world, we have friends as well as enemies. While some insects cause problems for us in our gardens and homes, many more are beneficials,...

Nutrition News

Need more reasons to grow- and eat- lots of fruits and vegetables? How about keeping your bones strong? In an article in the November 2010 issue of Nutrition Action Health Letter , published by...

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In the Garden


So Much for Sumac

More years ago than I care to admit, back in what I refer to as my "Euell Gibbons phase," I spent many hours roaming fields and woods, foraging for wild foods. With Mr. Gibbon's book, Stalking the Wild Asparagus , for guidance, I collected acorns,...
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Clever Gardening Technique

Dealing with Home Invaders At this time of the year, as we find ourselves thinking about make our homes snug and warm for...

Shows & Events

Tower Hill Botanic Garden Winter Open House Attend the Grand Opening of the magnificent Winter Garden, part of an $8 million expansion at...
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Regional Reminders

  • Dispose of Diseased Maple Leaves
  • Prepare Your Holiday Cactus for Bloom
  • Do Corrective Pruning of Trees and Shrubs
  • Mulch Now
  • Late Fall Lawn Care

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