Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

New England

November, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Houseplant With Pizzazz

National News

Many indoor houseplants lack the colorful foliage and flowers of the plants in our gardens. They may tolerate the lower light and humidity in the home but often they aren?t especially attractive....

Cozy Wrap for Compost

Composting is a great way to dispose of yard and kitchen waste without adding more volume to our landfills. In general, the warmer the pile, the faster the composting, so in many regions the cold...

Bulb Flowers For All Occasions

Bulb flowers, both cut and potted, are popular gifts for many occasions, including first dates and dinner parties. However, many people, especially men, don?t know what flowers to bring to these...

The Toughest Street Trees

Urban environments are tough on street trees. Between air pollution, lack of high-quality soil, vandalism, and pests and diseases, street trees have a tough time surviving. One of the leading...

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In the Garden


Talking Compost With Dad

My father is my composting guru. He's a recycler at heart and hates to see anything go to waste, but he clearly enjoys the composting process, too. He layers and waters and tends the piles, turning them like you're supposed to. Chopping up large pieces...
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Gardens of the Spirit Calendar With evocative photographs of Japanese gardens and thoughtful words to live by from garden author...

Web Finds

What's That Bug? Even if you aren't searching for info about a particular insect (or arachnid), this What's That...
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Regional Reminders

  • Water Evergreens
  • Protect Tree Trunks
  • Keep Tree Stakes Loose
  • Pot Up Amaryllis
  • Cover Veggie Beds

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