New England

September, 2013
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

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National News

Fall is on its way. This is the time of the year when ornamental grasses really strut their stuff in the garden, their leaves backlit by low autumn sunlight, their panicles waving against a clear...

Take a Trip to Tomatoville

Tomatoes are the number one home vegetable garden crop in America. Whether you're motivated by the wonderful flavor that only a truly ripe tomato can deliver, want to be the first on your block...

National Pesticide Information Center

Want to find out about safe pest control strategies? Have a question about dealing with mosquitoes or ticks in your home landscape? Have questions about using pesticides as safely as possible or...

Rating Heucheras

Some plants seem to catch the fancy of plant breeders and inspire them to develop a mind-boggling array of cultivars, so many that a gardener is often at a loss when it comes to choosing among all...

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In the Garden


Is Fall for Planting?

As the weather begins to cool with the coming of fall, plants in the garden often start to perk up as the stress of hot temperatures eases. Early blooming flowers may put out a second flush of blossoms, lawns begin to make some new growth and fall...
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Wild Plants in Urban Landscapes It's testimony to the resiliency of nature that even in the most urbanized environments, plants...

Favorite or New Plant

'Henry Eilers' Sweet Coneflower If you are looking for an easy-care, late blooming plant for the perennial garden, try Rudbeckia...
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Regional Reminders

  • Pick Up Dropped Fruit
  • Look for Signs of Cedar-Apple Rust
  • Plant Cover Crops
  • Pick Winter Squash When Ripe
  • Make Leaf Mold

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