June, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Gorgeous Gryphon Begonia

National News

Plants that were once considered denizens of indoor windowsills are making a break and heading outside. A wide range of tender perennials are shedding their houseplant image and are being offered...

Healthful Maple Syrup

Maple syrup is good for you. This is the kind of nutritional news we need to hear more often! University of Rhode Island researcher Navindra Seeram, who specializes in studying medicinal...

Superior Shastas

Shasta daisies (Leucanthemum x superbum) have long been garden favorites, valued for their cheerful white flowers that bloom for a long period. Besides the classic, yellow-eyed daisy form, there...

New Garden Books from Taunton Press

Two new gardening books from The Taunton Press, the publishers of Fine Gardening magazine, provide plenty of inspiration and good advice for both beginning and seasoned flower and food...

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In the Garden



I was folding mayo and a smidgen of olive tapenade into my egg salad. Green -- I craved something green. The second growth of spring mix in the window box came to mind. After clipping fresh lettuce and arugula leaves, I noticed the nearby purple/blue...
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Shows & Events

Open Air Farmers Market in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Welcome back to all the farmers' markets bringing fresh produce, fruit, cheese, and meat to our...

Tool or Gardening Product

West County Rose Gloves These elbow-length gantlet gloves are the best for pruning anything thorny or prickly, such as...
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Regional Reminders

  • Generously Water Water-Absorbing Crystals
  • Ease Into Gardening on Hot Days
  • Keep Long-handled Tools Upright
  • Care for Primroses
  • Weed Before Mulching

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