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Northeast Regional Reports

  • Northeast Regional Reports

    Creating Picture-Perfect Holiday Containers

    The pressure to spend at the holidays is real. But decorations don’t need to break the bank. We gardeners can save big and do it in style by making wreaths,…

  • Northeast Regional Reports

    Northeast: December Garden To-Do List

    Gardeners in cold climates are treated to a restful break between seasons that starts in December. But even as the garden goes quiet, it should still hold your interest and…

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    Regional Picks: Showy Shrubs – Northeast

    1. Highbush Blueberry Name: Vaccinium corymbosum and cvs. Zones: 5–8 Size: 6 to 12 feet tall and 8 to 12 feet wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; moist, acidic…

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    Gardening Gift Ideas 2019 for Northeastern Gardeners

    As a group, we gardeners are some of the easiest people to please. We appreciate beauty as well as utility and are endlessly grateful for any sign of encouragement from…

  • Northeast Regional Reports

    (Don’t) Put the Garden to Bed for the Season

    Most of us were taught to get a jump on spring by putting the garden “to bed” in the fall. We’re compelled to cut every perennial down to the ground,…

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    Northeast: November Garden To-Do List

    By now the garden has gone out in a blaze of glory. Most of what’s left from the growing season is the debris of senescence. We have some choices what…

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    Four Favorite Plants for Fall Color

    The Northeast’s reputation for extraordinary fall color is well established. We locals are so lucky! We don’t have to travel far to view calico-patterned landscapes of deciduous trees, shrubs, and…

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    Overwintering Tender Perennials and Tropicals

    Cold-climate gardeners are faced with a choice at winter’s outset: quit gardening until spring, or bring some plants inside and garden on. I recommend the latter. For one thing, tender…

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    Northeast: October Garden To-Do List

    Based on averages, most of us expect our first frost in October. But even as air temperatures take a nosedive, the ground retains summer’s heat for a while. There are…

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    Northeast: September Garden To-Do List

    There’s a change in the air during September. Summer isn’t over yet, but the humidity abates, the sky lifts, and morning and afternoon light become golden. These are ideal conditions…