New England

March, 2001
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Untaming the Land Symposia
The New England Wildflower Society is presenting Untaming the Land: Challenges and Opportunities for Native Plants in the Next Century symposia in four locations throughout New England from March 31 to April 5. The day-long symposium will feature talks by noted lecturers such as Ken Druse and Sarah Stein on plant conservation and ecological gardening in the 21st century. Contact the New England Wildflower Society at (508) 877-7630 for information about locations and prices.

Books

Native Shrubs and Vines for Northern New England Landscapes
Native Shrubs and Vines for Northern New England Landscapes is a new booklet by Dr. Norman Pellet, retired horticulture professor at the University of Vermont. It highlights the best native shrubs and vines to grow in the colder climates of northern New England. Most of the plants listed are hardy to zone 4 and many to zone 3. The booklet recommends plants for various moisture and light situations and also describes their landscape attributes.



It's available for $8 from Friends of the Horticulture Farm, P.O. Box 64788, Burlington, VT 05406-4788.

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