New England

May, 2013
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Zinnias in Profusion

National News

The Profusion series of zinnias are garden favorites, appreciated for their profuse flowering all summer long, their disease resistance, and their compact size. So gardeners across the country...

Intense 'Intenz'

If you’'re looking for something to add pizzazz to your container plantings or garden beds this summer, check out Celosia 'Intenz', a new offering from Ball Ingenuity. But you better put on your...

A Peach of a Blueberry

Blueberries may be the ideal home garden fruit. Not only are the fruits delicious and filled with healthful phytonutrients, they are easy to grow, with few pest and disease problems, and the...

A Hydrangea for Small Spaces

If you love the lush summer blooms of panicle hydrangea, but are challenged to find a spot for it in your landscape because of its size, you'll be happy to learn of a new dwarf cultivar from...

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In the Garden


Plan for a Low Maintenance Landscape

We all want an attractive landscape, but we don't all have hours of time to spend taking care of it. If you're balancing garden care with work, child care, and other responsibilities and activities, here are some suggestions for getting the most garden...
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Favorite or New Plant

Highbush Blueberry What could be better than a shrub that bears delicious berries that are one of the most healthful...


Growing Fruit If you're a home gardener growing or thinking about growing fruit, you might fantasize about...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Summer-blooming Bulbs
  • Match Needs of Container Plants
  • Protect Corn Seedlings
  • Transplant into Moist Soil
  • Let the Soil Warm Before Mulching

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