New England

February, 2014
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Long Blooming Osteospermum

National News

Osteospermums, also known as African daisies, are tender perennials that are favorites for cool-season gardening. These South African natives offer a profusion of daisy-like blossoms when the...

Blazing Hot Strawflower

When summer weather gets hot, turn up the heat even more -- visually that is -- with Sundaze® Blaze Strawflower. This hybrid Bracteantha, new this year from Proven Winners, will set a...

Spotted Wing Drospohila

Big problems often come in small packages. Such is the case with spotted wing drosophila (SWD), a new threat to both commercial and home garden fruit plantings, especially berry crops. This...

Spotlight on Youth Gardening: Kentucky Children’s Garden

Conservation is the key to all youth programs at the Kentucky Children's Garden, a 2013 recipient of National Gardening Association's Jamba Juice ″It's All About the Fruit and...

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In the Garden


Make More Plants with Cuttings

The lengthening days are enough to tease any gardener, and even though we won't be digging in the garden for a couple of months or more, it's time for repressed gardeners to come out of hibernation. We can buy seeds and make wish lists, and even get our...
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Web Finds

U.S. and Canadian Hardiness Zone Maps Check out all the features of the newest version of the USDA Hardiness Zone Map , revised in...

Shows & Events

Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium The 11th annual Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium takes place Saturday, April 5, 2014 at...
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Regional Reminders

  • Check Plants in Cold Storage
  • Foil Powdery Mildew
  • Review Garden Notes
  • Sow Leek and Onion Seeds
  • Give Long Lasting Roses for Valentine's Day

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