June, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Super Summer Snapdragon

National News

Spiky plants are always in demand in garden and container plantings for the vertical accent they provide to the rounded form of so many other flowers. A long-blooming annual with a compact,...

The Well-Dressed Salad

Delicious salads, filled with healthful veggies and fruits fresh from the garden, are one of the big motivations for growing your own. But to get the most benefit from all the nutrients home-grown...

Visit an AAS Display Garden

We've written frequently about particular All-America Selection (AAS) winners, plants that have been chosen by independent AAS judges for their superior garden performance across the country. But...

Are Trees Making You Sneeze?

Does it seem that your allergy symptoms are getting worse lately? Changes in the types of trees planted in many landscapes and along many city streets may be part of the problem. Many common...

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In the Garden


Surprise! Janis' Purple Hydrangeas

For many years, my book group has had the great good fortune to meet one summer weekend at Janis' house in Sea Girt, New Jersey. For as long as I can remember, Janis has been disappointed that her hydrangeas just don't bloom. They get big and leafy but...
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Web Finds

Gathering Together Farm If you enjoy buying, preparing and eating fresh food, Gathering Together Farm will make your...

Shows & Events

BioBlitz at River Point Conservation Area Biologists at Biodiversity Research Institute in partnership with the Town of Falmouth...
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Regional Reminders

  • Leave Some Insects for Hummingbirds to Eat
  • Have a Birdbath for Birds and Hummingbirds
  • Root Out Weeds
  • Do Not Transplant During or Before Hot Weather
  • Water, Water, Water New Plantings

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