New England

March, 2014
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Fantastico Tomato

National News

Tomatoes are America's favorite home vegetable garden crop. From heirlooms to hybrids, tiny grape tomatoes to mammoth beefsteak varieties, gardeners across the country are always eager to harvest...

Site Assessment for Better Gardens

Ever wonder why some gardens and landscapes look dazzling year after year, while others decline? Or why a planting looks great at one location while the same planting looks skimpy and unattractive...

Rhododendrons of the Year

With their large showy flowers and attractive foliage, rhododendrons and azaleas are popular landscape plants across the country. But there are so many to choose from! How do you select the ones...

Spotlight on Youth Gardens

Growing healthy food is the basis for all programming at Youth Farm in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a recent recipient of National Gardening Association's longest running award program, Youth Garden...

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In the Garden

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Rotate Your Crops

One of the things to keep in mind when sketching out ideas for the upcoming season's vegetable garden is where in your plot the crops you grew last year were cultivated. Why does this matter? Why Rotate? Some pests and diseases can carry over in...
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Resources

Favorite or New Plant

Weeping Alaska Cedar For an elegant, evergreen focal point in your landscape, plant a weeping Alaskan cedar...

Clever Gardening Technique

Pre-Germinate Your Peas Peas grow well when the weather is cool, but seeds planted in cold, wet soil sometimes rot before...
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Regional Reminders

  • Choose Strawberries
  • Assess Winter Damage to Lawns
  • Plant Spring Veggies
  • Plant Seeds of Mealycup Sage
  • Sharpen Tools

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