Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

New England

May, 2001
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Secret Garden Tour
It's New England's version of the "Gardens of the Rich and Famous". The Benefactors of the Arts in Newport, Rhode Island will be hosting a Secret Garden tour, a self-guided garden tour of 10 private Newport gardens in this town's historic district on June 1st and 2nd. Come enjoy the gardens and famous architecture of this historic town. For more information call the Rhode Island Tourism Division at (800) 556-2484.

Web Finds

All About Mulch
The University of Rhode Island has just published a GreenShare fact sheet "All About Mulches". It includes information on the benefits and types of mulches, when and how to apply them, and a table listing and characteristics of many typical mulches. It's a good place to start mulch shopping for your garden.


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