New England

July, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Mildew Resistant Ninebark

National News

Varieties of eastern ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius) , an eastern U.S. native shrub, have become popular landscape plants in recent years, beginning with the development of the cultivar...

All-American Daylilies

Daylilies are popular perennials for their ease of care and the astounding variety of sizes, flower forms, and colors they offer. But selecting the best varieties from among this abundance can be...

Cheyenne Spirit Coneflower

If you just can't make up your mind which of the many colors of coneflowers to grow, grow them all! Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit', just announced as a 2013 All-America Selections (AAS) Flower Award...

Award-Winning Rose

Rose lovers across the country will be excited to learn that All-America Rose Selections® (AARS) has just announced its winner for 2013. Francis Meilland™ (Rosa 'Meitroni') is a tall,...

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In the Garden


Thinking Ahead to Fall

Yes, it's time to start thinking about fall. Just like the merchants who start displaying the fall fashion lineup when it's still beachwear weather, gardeners who want enjoy a fall vegetable harvest need to think ahead during summer's heat to cooler...
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Web Finds

Late Blight on Tomatoes Late blight has reared its ugly head in New England as of mid-July, so be on the lookout for...

Clever Gardening Technique

Vacation Garden Care It can be a challenge to make sure container plantings and hanging baskets don't dry out while...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Carrots for Fall Harvest
  • Finish Fertilizing Roses
  • Take Cuttings
  • Divide Crowded Bearded Iris
  • Check for Tomato Hornworms

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