June, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Electric Garden Color

National News

If you'd like to add an electric jolt of color to your shade garden this season, consider the new Infinity® New Guinea impatiens from Proven Winners. 'Electric Cherry' (pictured) sports large,...

Herbal Inspiration

If you're looking for gorgeous photos and lovely watercolor drawings, along with lots of helpful information to inspire your efforts at herb gardening, look no further than the reissued edition of...

Fruits and Veggies May Help Smokers Quit

Are you a smoker who is trying to kick the habit? Upping your consumption of fruits and vegetables may make it easier to quit and remain tobacco-free, according to a new study published in the...

From the Garden to the Grill

The season of barbecues and cookouts is here, and many of us will be enjoying burgers and steaks, chicken and fish hot off the grill. But don't forget to add vegetables and fruits to your grilling...

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In the Garden


Happiness is...

An early June morning. A sunny yet chilly 53 degrees. Chickadees and robins singing across the backyard. I slip into my soft green bathrobe and garden clogs. I reach for an aluminum bowl. Cool-weather vegetables are at peak or nearly ready to eat....
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Shows & Events

Vote Now for the American Garden Award Flower Help choose the winner of the 2012 American Garden Award for North America's most popular new...

Tool or Gardening Product

Wall O' Water Plant Protector This spring-into-summer's variable weather and cool soil prompted me to find my vintage...
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Regional Reminders

  • Fertilize Roses
  • Deadhead Spent Roses
  • Pull Mulch Away From Growing Perennials
  • Pick Peas and Summer Squash
  • Give the Garden a Few Minutes Every Day

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