New England

April, 2014
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Look Before You Pump

National News

Spring is arriving (however belatedly in some parts of the country this year!) and it's time for gardeners to get their tools and equipment ready for the season ahead. As you get mowers, trimmers,...

Growing Active Kids

School gardens grow more than plants. Young people who participate in school garden programs improve their knowledge of good nutrition, broaden their tastes in terms of food choices, and increase...

Year of the Cucumber

Cucumbers are one of America's favorite home garden crops. Whether for fresh eating, pickling, or even cooking (cucumber soup or roasted cukes, anyone?), cucumbers are one of the five most...

Spotlight on Youth Gardening: Landry Early Childhood Center

Gardens grow much more than fruits and vegetables at Rivier University's Landry Early Childhood Center in Nashua, New Hampshire. Since 2013, over 200 youth participants have had the opportunity to...

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In the Garden

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Training Apple Trees

If you climbed apple trees as a child, chances are you have a fondness for big, old trees with gnarly branches that invite exploration, and whether they happen to drop some apples every year is beside the point. But sometimes we actually would like...
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Resources

Web Finds

Tree Fruits Find out about selecting, planting, training, and caring for fruit trees through the seasons and...

Clever Gardening Technique

Use Branches in Bouquets Add twigs from trees and shrubs with attractive foliage or branch form in cut flower bouquets....
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Peas
  • Prune Roses
  • Divide Perennials
  • Test Your Soil
  • Choose the Right Rake for the Job

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