New England

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

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Disappearing Seedlings

I have a friend who got up early one summer morning and strolled out to her vegetable garden. She was dismayed to see that an entire row of young bean seedlings had disappeared in the night. The reason for their disappearance was not a mystery, however....
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Resources

Clever Gardening Technique

Plant a Warm-Season Cover Crop If you have an unplanted area in your garden, or a weedy space that you'd like to turn into a...

Favorite or New Plant

Culver's Root Tall perennials with upright spires of flowers are always welcome accents in my garden, and those...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Heat-Resistant Lettuces
  • Pinch Back Mums and Asters
  • Cut Back Early Blooming Perennials
  • Keep Up with Container Watering
  • Renovate June-bearing Strawberry Beds

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