New England

December, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Ample Harvest

National News

Did you count your blessings this Thanksgiving for a table set with a delicious feast? Sadly, not everyone is fortunate enough to be able to enjoy such bounty. As a gardener, one way you can help...

Summer Jewels

Although winter is getting ready to extend its icy grip over much of the country, it's never too early to start dreaming about and planning for next summer's garden! And Salvia 'Summer Jewel...

Wild Ones

If you are interested in native plants and natural landscaping, it's time to go wild! Wild Ones is a not-for-profit environmental and advocacy organization that works to preserve biodiversity...

Climate Conscious Gardening

Thinking global, acting local is a motto that gardeners can follow to do their part to offset the effects of climate change. The Climate Conscious Gardener , part of the acclaimed series of...

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In the Garden


Send This Garden Myth down the Drain

Who knows how garden myths get started? Sometimes a piece of advice that seems on the surface like it ought to make sense gets passed from gardener to gardener over the years. It becomes gospel without ever having been scientifically tested to see if it...
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Shows & Events

Stewardship of the Urban Landscape The Vermont Urban and Community Forestry Program is offering an eight-week course called...

Tool or Gardening Product

Portable Potting Tray Gardening indoors, whether it's repotting houseplants or starting seeds early for the spring...
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Regional Reminders

  • Erect Teepees to Protect Shrubs
  • Set up Stakes to Guide Snow Removal
  • Grow Herbs Under Lights
  • Put out Bird Feeders in Bear Country
  • Protect Trunks of Trees

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