Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

New England

September, 2008
Regional Report

Shows & Events

New England Wild Flower Society Symposium
Learn innovative ways to stretch your gardening season and make better use of your gardening space at a New England Wild Flower Society symposium on Extending the Garden in Time and Space. The November 1st event will be held at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center in Framingham, Massachusetts, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Four speakers will cover topics such as Ornamental Grasses and Sedges in Seasonal Design, Design Strategies from Great Gardens, Extending Your Gardening Season, and Great Trees and Shrubs for the "Other" Six Months. For more info and to register, call (508) 877-7630, x 3303; e-mail:; or go to:


Garden Calendar
The University of Massachusetts Extension publishes a garden calendar that can inspire New England gardeners with beautiful photos of choice plants, and keep us on task with gardening tips. It's a bargain for only $12. To learn more and see a list of plants included in the 2009 edition, go to:


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