New England

November, 2013
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Invasion of the Kudzu Bug

National News

If you live in the Southeastern or Mid-Atlantic states, you may find some unfamiliar insects congregating on the side of your house this fall, looking for places to shelter for the winter. If...

A New Twist with Celosia

Looking for something unusual for your flower garden next spring? Give a new twist to your plantings with Celosia 'Twisted'. This eye-catching variety of Celosia cristata features bright red,...

Go with Gojis

You may have heard the health benefits of goji (go-gee) berries touted of late. These bright orange-red berries, the fruits of the Asian shrub Lycium barbarum , as well as juice made from them,...

Stopping Stinkbugs

There's another relatively new introduced insect pest that's causing problems for both commercial agricultural growers and home gardeners. It's also a home-invading nuisance as it crawls into...

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In the Garden


Getting Roses Ready for Winter

Cold fall winds are telling us winter is on the way. It's time to bring out our our warm jackets, hats, and mittens -- and time to think about getting roses ready for the cold ahead as well. All roses need some fall clean-up to help keep insects and...
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Web Finds

Umass Extension Weed Herbarium Want to see pictures and get information to help you identify weeds in our region? The UMass...

Favorite or New Plant

Oak Leaf Hydrangea All hydrangeas have eye-catching flowers, and this shade tolerant choice is no exception. Large,...
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Regional Reminders

  • Dispose of Diseased Maple Leaves
  • Prepare Your Holiday Cactus for Bloom
  • Do Corrective Pruning of Trees and Shrubs
  • Mulch Now
  • Keep Up With Lawn Care

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