New England

July, 2014
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Eat Your Fruits and Veggies

National News

Nutritionists are always encouraging us to add more fruits and vegetables to our diets. What's a delicious and easy way to do this? To combine them, of course! Fruits salsas blend fruits such as...

Year of the Echinacea

If you'd like to grow gorgeous flowers that are easy to care for -- and roll out the welcome mat for butterflies, bees, and birds -- echinacea, commonly called coneflower, is the plant for you!...

Extend Your Growing Season

Now, in the midst of summer's warm temperatures, may not seem like the time to be thinking about the cold weather that will be returning in fall and winter. But if you'd like to continue enjoying...

Jack London Community Day School

The peace garden at Jack London Community Day School is much more than a place for quiet contemplation and peace studies. Students at this year-round program in Valley Glen, California are getting...

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In the Garden

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Summer Garden Chores

Summer heat is upon us, and it's not only the gardeners that are wilting in midday. Our plants may go limp as well, and more than ever they need our TLC to keep them healthy and productive, especially if they are expending energy producing food for our...
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Resources

Favorite or New Plant

'Elin' Meadow Rue Are you looking for a tall plant to serve as a dramatic focal point in a partly shaded spot in...

Clever Gardening Technique

Make Cut Roses Last Whereas most flowers are best cut in the morning, roses will hold up longer in a vase if they are...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Now for Fall Harvest
  • Rejuvenate Container Plantings
  • Unearth Some Early Potatoes
  • Watch for Hornworms on Tomatoes
  • Increase Oriental Poppies

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