New England

June, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Stop the Emerald Ash Borer by Educating Kids

National News

The emerald ash borer (EAB) is an introduced pest that is devastating our native ash trees. First discovered in Michigan less than a decade ago, it has killed tens of millions of trees so far in...

Black Spot Resistant Roses

The Earth-Kind® program was started at Texas A&M University to support environmental landscape stewardship. Part of this program includes research and trials to identify regionally adapted...

Avoid the Top Ten Landscape Mistakes

Good landscaping can add beauty and value to your home grounds and make them easier to care for. Poorly done landscaping not only can cost you a lot of wasted dollars and effort, it can create an...

Archangel Ancient Tree Archive

Ancient specimens of trees are the largest and oldest living things on earth. To help keep these survivors from being irretrievably lost, Archangel Ancient Tree Archive was founded to save the...

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In the Garden


Sustainable Landscaping and Gardening

Sustainability is a word we hear often these days, in many contexts. But what exactly does it mean? In its broadest definition, it means practicing environmental stewardship so that we meet our present needs without compromising the ability of future...
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Web Finds

Sustainable Landscaping If you're interested in finding out more about sustainable landscaping, here are some online...

Tool or Gardening Product

Fishtail and Cape Cod Weeders I'm a get-down-and-get-dirty kind of gardener when it comes to weeding. While I do use a...
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Regional Reminders

  • Keep an Eye Out for Nutrient Deficiencies
  • Remove Burlap and Wire Baskets at Planting Time
  • Watch Out for the Cucumber Beetle
  • Start Kale for a Fall Harvest
  • Stake Tomato Cages

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