Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

New England

May, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Star Magnolia -- A Stellar Shrub

There's something especially striking about shrubs and trees that produce flowers in late winter or early spring, before their leaves emerge. Perhaps it's because flowers on otherwise bare branches seem more vulnerable without the protection of foliage....
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Shows & Events

Lilac Sunday at the Arnold Arboretum Lilac Sunday is May 12 at the Arnold Arboretum. From dawn to dusk, join other lilac enthusiasts...

Web Finds

Sustainable Trees and Shrubs The University of Rhode Island's list of Sustainable Trees and Shrubs highlights plants that...
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Regional Reminders

  • Check Iris for Borers
  • Mulch Trees
  • Divide Perennials
  • Make Successive Sowings
  • Control Tent Caterpillars

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