New England

July, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Topnotch Asters

National News

Asters are one of the delights of the fall garden. But there are also asters that add color to the summer garden, even a few spring-blooming species. How to choose among all this horticultural...

And You Think You've Got Garden Problems!

Here at NGA, we're always reminding gardeners, when using any pesticide, fertilizer, or garden chemical, to always read and follow the instructions and precautions on the label exactly. The...

Warming Nights

We hear a lot about climate change and global warming these days, and as gardeners, we wonder not only how these trends will affect the world as a whole, but what it will mean for the plants...

Feel the Burn

After a long day out in the garden weeding, planting, and mowing, it sure can feel like you've burned a lot of calories. But if you want to figure out if you expended enough to earn a big serving...

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In the Garden


Be a Deadheader

Rain, rain, and more rain! That's been the weather pattern here this spring and early summer. That, along with temperatures on the cool side, have left many vegetable gardens lagging behind where they usually are by this point in the season. My...
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Web Finds

Fall Planting Calculator Figure out when to sow seeds or set out transplants of crops for fall harvest with this handy...


Vicarious Farming Do you dream sometimes about expanding your gardening efforts into full-scale farming? You can...
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Regional Reminders

  • Watch out for the Squash Vine Borer
  • Deadhead Roses
  • Plant Seeds for Fall Crops
  • Give Tomatoes a Boost
  • Plan for Vacation Plant Care

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