New England

December, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

A Starring Role for Arkansas Bluestar

National News

If you're looking for an easy care addition to the flower garden with lots of interest as the seasons change, look no further than the Perennial Plant Association's 2011 Perennial Plant of the...

Midwinter Fire

Snow now blankets many parts of the country and winter's cold has spread a palette of browns and grays over much of the landscape. But with some thoughtful plantings, you can still have spots of...

Garden Jewels

While visiting hummingbirds may only be the stuff of summer memories at this time of year, it's not too soon to begin thinking of ways to attract these tiny beauties to our gardens when warm...

Grow Biointensively

Ecology Action is a non-profit organization whose mission is teach people around the world to better feed themselves by growing their own food while building the soil and conserving resources at...

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In the Garden


Oak Leaves Just Keep on Hangin'On

A couple of decades ago, when I planted a red oak (Quercus rubra) to begin to fill the blank canvas that was the front yard of my newly-built house, I was thinking about how well adapted the tree was to my acid, sandy soil, how majestic it would look...
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Clever Gardening Technique

Make More Rex Begonias with Vein Cuttings Rex begonias are houseplants that are valued not for their flowers, but for their large, elephant...


Winter Reading Now is a great time to catch up on the garden reading you didn't have time for when everything...
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Regional Reminders

  • Add Color with Kalanchoe
  • Recycle Your Christmas Tree
  • Make Some Unusual Bouquets
  • Brush Up on Plant Identification
  • Get Ready for Seed Starting

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