Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

New England

September, 2011
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Design a Native Mixed Border Garden
Take advantage of ideal fall planting conditions to establish borders filled with native perennials, shrubs, vines, and small trees. On Tuesday, September 27, 2011, from 7-9 p.m. at Garden in the Woods in Framingham, MA, horticulturist and landscape designer Laura Eisener of the New England Wildflower Society discusses how to artfully combine a variety of beautiful plants and illustrates basic design principles you can apply to planning and planting a mixed border of any size and shape. Cost is $26 for members; $32 for non-members. To register, call 508-877-7630, ext. 3303, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, visit

Web Finds

Invasive Plants in New England
For information about invasive plant species in New England, visit the New England Wildflower Society's Invasive Plants. Check out the Invasive Plant Atlas of New England to learn what species are problems in your region and how to identify them. Find tips on controlling invasive plants at home and suggestions for native and non-invasive landscape alternatives.


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