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New England

May, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Award-Winning, Fragrant Daylily

National News

For the last 13 years the All-American Daylily Selection Council has awarded unique and outstanding daylily varieties the prestigious "All-American Daylily" award. Their testing program helps...

Quieter, Lighter Reel Mower

Gas-powered reel mowers cut grass cleanly with a scissor action, but although they are still used by some golf course professionals, the home garden versions of these mowers were heavy, unwieldy,...

Gardeners Fight Global Warming

Gardeners are naturally concerned about the environment, and one of the major environmental concerns on gardeners? minds is global warming. The issue seems so huge that people may feel paralyzed...

A Dwarf Joe-Pye Weed For Small Gardens

One of the best perennial plants for growing in moist soils is Joe-Pye weed ( Eupatorium purpureum ). However, this native can grow to 7 feet tall at maturity, taking up lots of space in your...

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In the Garden


Plants for Rocky Places

"Something there is that doesn't love a wall." Robert Frost was certainly not referring to plants, which seem to adore rocks and delight in nestling into every crevice that looks like it couldn't possibly support life. Plants and stone seem to have...
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Shows & Events

Kidsgardening Photo Contest If you garden with kids at home, at school, or in your community, take your camera along and...

Favorite or New Plant

Container Clematis As if clematis didn't have enough attributes to win our favor, now there's a wide range of petite...
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Regional Reminders

  • Shield Plants From Insects
  • Remove Rose Suckers
  • Deadhead for Reblooming
  • Save the Sod
  • Prune Rhodies

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