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New England

March, 2013
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

2013 Perennial Plant of the Year

National News

If you are looking for an easy-to-grow plant that adds a touch of quiet elegance to a shady spot, the Perennial Plant Association's 2013 Perennial Plant of the Year is for you. Variegated...

A New Flower That Will "Blue" Your Mind

Blue is always a sought after color in the garden. For easy color in this hue all summer long, try the new hybrid dwarf morning glory Blue My Mind™ (Evolvulus 'USEVO1201') from Proven...

Pick a Mini-Pepper

Looking for something easy, colorful, and nutritious to pack in your lunch box? Grow the new 'Lunchbox Pepper Series' this season and you'll have an eye-catching array of red, orange, and yellow...

Show Off This Sugar Baby

Spring just wouldn't be spring in much of the country without the cheerful golden blossoms of forsythia heralding the start of a new season. But many landscapes don't have the space to accommodate...

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In the Garden


Grow-- and Eat -- More Kale!

Does your vegetable garden take center-stage in your backyard? Or perhaps you tuck edibles in among your flowers throughout your landscape. Maybe your deck is your garden, with containers stationed for easy access. Whatever your gardening style, you're...
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Shows & Events

Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium This April will be the decade celebration for the Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium! It...

Web Finds

Yardscaping Formed by a partnership of statewide organizations and government agencies in Maine concerned...
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Regional Reminders

  • Start Celery and Celeriac Seeds
  • Rake Snow Piles Away
  • Water Seedlings with Room-Temperature Water
  • Remove Mulch from Perennials Gradually
  • Cut Back Perennials and Grasses

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