New England

September, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New NGA Environmental Lawn and Garden Survey

National News

National Gardening Association conducted its first Environmental Lawn and Garden Survey in 2004. Concerns about global warming, climate change, our carbon footprint, and all things "green" have...

Reblooming Azaleas

Azaleas have long been the glory of the spring garden, when their showy blossoms adorn the shrubs in vivid shades. Now you can have as much as 20 weeks of colorful flowers with the new Proven...

Global Warming Affects Corn and Wheat Yields

Corn and wheat are staples in the diets of many across the globe, so anything that affects their yields has an impact felt by millions. According to an analysis done by a team of U.S. based...

Get Plant Savvy with Monrovia Videos

Get some savvy gardening advice from Monrovia Nursery's garden experts when you watch Monrovia's plant savvy® Tips videos. Covering a wide variety of subjects, including fruit trees,...

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In the Garden


Fall Fruit Garden Care

I've been enjoying a daily sweet, antioxidant-rich snack as I stroll out into the gardens here at NGA and pop luscious red raspberries from our fall-bearing bushes into my mouth. What a great excuse to take a break from work! But now, as the...
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Clever Gardening Technique

Mow, Don't Rake Leaves Want to make your life easier and help your soil at the same time? As long as they aren't in too...


Fallscaping For many gardeners here in New England, our fall gardens are kind of an afterthought. We may...
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Regional Reminders

  • Pick Pumpkins and Winter Squash
  • Let Frost Sweeten Fall Crops
  • Harvest Green Tomatoes
  • Store Cannas, Dahlias, and Gladiolus
  • Cover Greens for Extended Harvest

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