Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

New England

October, 2009
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Fall Events at the Arnold Arboretum.
The Arnold Arboretum, located at 125 Arborway in Boston, Massachusetts, has a roster of workshops and classes. For example, on October 31 you can attend "Barking Mad" and join the Curator of Living Collections on a stroll to find trees and shrubs with beautiful, colorful, textural bark. November brings classes on painting fall foliage, garden design, conifers, and ethnobotany, plus story hours. There's something for everyone! For more information visit their Web site at

Web Finds

Buy Bulbs and Help Nonprofits with Bloomin' Bucks
Brent and Becky's Bulbs makes it easy to donate money to your favorite nonprofit. Just go to their Bloomin' Bucks Web site, choose the nonprofit of your choice from the drop-down list, and you'll be taken to their site to place your order. You can order from the full catalog, and a 25% of the money from the sale goes back to the nonprofit. It's a great way to stock up on bulbs and support the charitable organization of your choice.


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