Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

New England

June, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Electric Garden Color

National News

If you'd like to add an electric jolt of color to your shade garden this season, consider the new Infinity® New Guinea impatiens from Proven Winners. 'Electric Cherry' (pictured) sports large,...

Herbal Inspiration

If you're looking for gorgeous photos and lovely watercolor drawings, along with lots of helpful information to inspire your efforts at herb gardening, look no further than the reissued edition of...

Fruits and Veggies May Help Smokers Quit

Are you a smoker who is trying to kick the habit? Upping your consumption of fruits and vegetables may make it easier to quit and remain tobacco-free, according to a new study published in the...

From the Garden to the Grill

The season of barbecues and cookouts is here, and many of us will be enjoying burgers and steaks, chicken and fish hot off the grill. But don't forget to add vegetables and fruits to your grilling...

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In the Garden


Dangerous Beauties

According to Charles Dickens, "Regrets are the natural property of gray hairs." Well, I have lots of those telltale strands, so I guess it's no surprise that I have some garden regrets as well. What I've lived to regret is planting those deceptive...
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Favorite or New Plant

'Vancouver Centennial' Geranium I can't really play favorites among the many members of the Pelargonium clan. I think all...

Clever Gardening Technique

Plant Sweet Corn in Blocks Corn is wind-pollinated, so to make sure your corn plants produce well-filled ears, plant in...
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Regional Reminders

  • Channel Your Inner Monet
  • Stake Peppers and Eggplants
  • Make Succession Plantings
  • Keep Onions Well Weeded
  • Plant Unusual Herbs

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