New England

November, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Easier Tulip Planting

National News

Traditional advice says to plant tulips bulbs at a depth three times the height of the bulb -- generally about 6 to 8 inches deep. But new research from Cornell University's Flower Bulb Research...

Recipes for Health

Have you fallen into a meal-time rut when it comes to preparing healthful vegetables and fruits? Find inspiration and delicious recipes in the Recipes for Health section on the New York Times...

The Pick of the Peppers

Chili peppers are great for adding spice to all sorts of dishes. And one with excellent pepper flavor is the 2012 All-America Awards vegetable winner 'Cayennetta.' This mildly spicy pepper...

Green Times

If you are interested in organic and sustainable agriculture, a new, free, on-line publication from Washington State University's College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences may...

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In the Garden


Dealing with Storm Damaged Trees

While northwestern Vermont gardens like mine received just a dusting of white stuff several weeks ago, areas of the state to the south and east and many other parts of our region were not so fortunate. The freak Halloween weekend snow storm that dumped...
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Favorite or New Plant

ZZ Plant While common wisdom has it that overwatering is the cause of most houseplant deaths, that's never...


Vegetable Gardening Questions Answered Did you have some head-scratching moments in the vegetable garden this year? The Veggie...
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Regional Reminders

  • Give Plants a Drink
  • Clean and Fill Bird Feeders
  • Clean up Fallen Fruit
  • Turn your Compost Pile
  • Check for Deer Ticks

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