New England

June, 2013
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Protecting Trees during Construction

National News

Whether you're building on a new site or adding on to or renovating your existing home, you undoubtedly recognize the value of the existing trees on your property and want to keep them healthy and...

Helping Veterans with Green Spaces

Gardeners know the feeling of peace and well-being that working out in the garden brings. Now Keith Tidwell, a senior Extension associate in the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell...

White to Rose Geranium

Who doesn't love geraniums! They are easy to grow and the epitome of cheerfulness. And while bright red blossoms are classic, there is lots more to explore in the geranium world. One of the...

Year of the Watermelon

For all of you for whom summer just wouldn't be summer without a sweet crisp watermelon to sink your teeth into, you'll be glad to learn that the National Garden Bureau has declared 2013 as the...

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In the Garden


Planting a Container

Container plantings, whether in window boxes, hanging baskets or individual pots, are very popular these days -- and with good reason. Container gardens allow you to grow plants in all sorts of places -- on your front steps or your deck, on a balcony or...
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Tool or Gardening Product

Ear and Eye Protection Eh? What's that's you say? Protect your precious hearing by using sound protection for your ears...

Favorite or New Plant

Cheddar Pink If you like fragrant flowers, you will love Dianthus gratianopolitanus, even if you can't...
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Regional Reminders

  • Prune Spring-Blooming Clematis
  • Raise Containers on Pot Feet
  • Hill Potatoes
  • Watch for Aphids
  • Keep Up with Mowing

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