New England

March, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

A Pot Full of Eggplants

National News

Eggplants are among the prettiest plants in the vegetable garden, with their richly colored fruits hanging like large jewels amid the broad, lobed, gray-green leaves. Which makes them perfect...

Fast Forwarding Spring

This year across the eastern U.S. the winter has been mild and spring conditions are arriving early. Many trees and grasses are flowering two to three weeks ahead of schedule. The winter-weary...

Packing it up with Mushrooms

You're probably used to having piles of foam packing ″peanuts″ cascade out of shipping boxes. But how about some packing material that really comes from the natural world? That was the...

What Tree Is That?

Would you like to be able to identify the trees you see growing in the wild or in landscape plantings? It's easy to learn with the help of the Arbor Day Foundation's online Tree ID Guide. Start...

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In the Garden


Plant for Success -- Tree Planting Guidelines

Of all the plants that contribute to a sustainable landscape, trees are among the most important. Besides adding beauty, trees help the environment by taking up carbon dioxide, the greenhouse gas that is such a big driver in climate change. They...
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Clever Gardening Technique

Look Up and Down Before Tree Planting When selecting a tree, choose one whose mature size is appropriate to the space you have...

Shows & Events

Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium The 9th Annual Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium is once again taking place at The Equinox...
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Regional Reminders

  • Don't Move a Tree by its Trunk
  • Water New Plantings Regularly
  • Start Pepper and Eggplant Seeds
  • Watch Out for Deer Ticks
  • Plant Spinach

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