Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

New England

August, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Collecting Flower Seeds

You have to appreciate surprises if you want to collect seeds from your flowers to plant next year. In many cases it's a gamble. But it's the only way to get a lot of seed for free, and it's a ritual that can be rewarding and fun. Open-Pollinated...
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Favorite or New Plant

Summersweet (Clethra alnifolia) In late summer, the sweet fragrance of summersweet or pepper bush ( Clethra alnifolia ) perfumes...

Shows & Events

Fall Plant Sale The Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain, MA will holds its annual woody plant sale for members on...
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Regional Reminders

  • Encourage Blooms on Christmas Cactus
  • Make Notes to Guide You Next Year
  • Plant Cover Crops
  • Prepare Annuals for Overwintering Indoors
  • Harvest Onions

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