New England

October, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Small Space Edible Gardening

National News

If you're interested in growing some of your own food, but aren't sure you have the space or time to do so, turn to horticultural educator William Moss for inspiration and advice. In his new book...

Fall and Winter Gardening Advice

It used to be that the first fall frost signaled the end to the vegetable harvest for most gardeners. But no longer! More and more gardeners are incorporating techniques and materials that allow...

Vertical Fall Color

Vertical gardening is all the rage, and with good reason. Growing vines up arbors, trellises, and tuteurs or over a pergola adds interesting vertical accents to the landscape, can be used to...

A Sweetheart of a Cyclamen

Many of the flowering plants we associate with fall are bright and brassy sun lovers -- asters, chrysanthemums, and goldenrods. But for late summer and fall blooms with a more elegant and...

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In the Garden


To Cut or Not to Cut

That is the question -- the one you ask yourself in the fall as you survey your flower garden, pruners in hand. Which perennials should you cut back and which should you leave standing? Although your initial impulse may be to cut all your herbaceous...
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Shows & Events

Great Maine Apple Day Celebrate the history, flavor, and tradition of Maine apples on Sunday, October 21, at the Common...

Web Finds

The Cary Award If you are planting trees and shrubs this fall or planning ahead for next year's landscaping...
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Regional Reminders

  • Remove and Destroy Bearded Iris Foliage
  • Plant Garlic
  • Protect Young Trees
  • Fertilize Lawn Soon
  • Grow American Bittersweet

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