Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

New England

May, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


Hardy Plants with Fun Names

It's easy to see how lamb's ears or balloon flower got their names, but what about pigsqueak, foxglove, or leopard's bane? Here are some hardy perennials that have fascinating stories behind their common names. All are hardy in the Northeast. Bergenia...
Read more »


Web Finds

Safety in the Garden Gardening is a relatively safe hobby, but there are potential dangers. Some plants are poisonous,...

Shows & Events

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum Spring is here, and it's time to start planning visits to local public gardens for ideas and...
Read more »

Regional Reminders

  • Extend the Bulb Display
  • Wait to Plant Warm-Season Crops
  • Be Patient
  • Set Up Trellises
  • Harden Off Transplants

Read more »

Syndicate this Report


Today's site banner is by Paul2032 and is called "Hosta Great Expectations and Corydalis lutea"