Return to Content

Gardening in New England

Sort by:
Make a Stump Planter

Make a Stump Planter

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (93% score)

Do you have an old stump or log from a fallen tree on your property? Why not use... Read More »

Blue Flowers | 5 Popular Varieties for the Garden

Blue Flowers | 5 Popular Varieties for the Garden

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Believe it or not, it’s time to start planning summer flower gardens. When thinking about colors, consider blue—one... Read More »

The 10 Best Low Light Houseplants

6 votes, 4.83 avg. rating (94% score)

Not all plants require bright light to flourish; in fact, some plants do best in low to medium... Read More »

Ferns | General Care and Tips

Ferns | General Care and Tips

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

Ferns can add a lush, tropical feel to an inside space, making them a popular choice for houseplants.... Read More »

Tiny Plants and Planters | Miniature Houseplant Ideas

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Miniature houseplants are sweet, fun and whimsical. Displaying these tiny plants and flowers in miniature, makeshift plant pots... Read More »

Sun-Loving Houseplants | 5 Windowsill Choices

Sun-Loving Houseplants | 5 Windowsill Choices

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Windowsills receiving full light exposure provide an optimum environment for sun-loving houseplants. With just a bit of effort,... Read More »

Make a Miniature Terrarium

8 votes, 4.25 avg. rating (84% score)

Not only are terrariums the simplest way to connect with nature and bring the beauty of the outdoors... Read More »

Flowering Houseplants | 5 Favorite Varieties

Flowering Houseplants | 5 Favorite Varieties

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (93% score)

Flowering houseplants are a sure pick-me-up during the long, grey months of winter. Not only do they add... Read More »

5 Ways to Enjoy Your Garden in Winter

4 votes, 4.75 avg. rating (91% score)

New Englanders know that the hands-on growing and nurturing aspect of a garden is virtually out of the... Read More »

5 Simple Ways to Make Bird Feeders

5 Simple Ways to Make Bird Feeders

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

Bring a little life back into your frozen garden this winter by attracting non-migratory birds using one (or... Read More »

5 Ways to Recycle Christmas Trees

5 Ways to Recycle Christmas Trees

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Rather than simply throwing your Christmas tree out when the season is over, why not try something different... Read More »

Tips to Care for a Live Christmas Tree

7 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)

Using a live Christmas tree during the holidays has been steadily gaining popularity over the years. Depending on... Read More »

Gifts for and from the Garden | Top Ten Local Products

Gifts for and from the Garden | Top Ten Local Products

5 votes, 4.60 avg. rating (89% score)

Products made and/or grown and harvested by New England gardeners make great gifts for friends and family members.... Read More »

How to Care for Orchids to Help Them Re-bloom

How to Care for Orchids to Help Them Re-bloom

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

With a cluster of delicate-looking blooms clinging to one or two extended stems that are flanked by elongated,... Read More »

Recycled Plant Containers

Recycled Plant Containers

6 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)

Looking for fun, unusual and fresh ideas for vessels in which to start houseplant cuttings or seedlings this... Read More »

Potatoes | Uses for the Versatile Spud

Potatoes | Uses for the Versatile Spud

7 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)

Thousands of different varieties of potatoes are grown worldwide in a broad range of shapes, sizes and colors... Read More »

The Teaberry Plant | A Native to New England

The Teaberry Plant | A Native to New England

7 votes, 4.43 avg. rating (87% score)

Teaberry plants are almost everywhere in New England and are usually at their peak in mid-October! If you... Read More »

5 Winter Squash Winners | How to Identify, Prepare, Store, and Serve Winter Squash!

7 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)

New Englanders have utilized winter squash for centuries. With its thick and tough shell, winter squash can be... Read More »

Apples | How to Pick, Store, and Prolong the Life of New England’s Favorite Fall Fruit!

Apples | How to Pick, Store, and Prolong the Life of New England’s Favorite Fall Fruit!

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

September is the time for apples!  A trip to an apple orchard is a New England tradition for... Read More »

Fall Planting | 5 Things to Plant Before the First Frost in New England

6 votes, 4.83 avg. rating (94% score)

Fall is a great time to work in the garden—bright sunny days paired with cooler temperatures make for... Read More »

Flowers That Reseed Themselves | Garden Advice

Flowers That Reseed Themselves | Garden Advice

6 votes, 4.83 avg. rating (94% score)

Do you love the natural and free-flowing look of wildflowers and meadow flowers? One of the reasons that... Read More »

The Best Medium for Your Gardening Needs | The Difference Between Dirt, Soil, and Compost

The Best Medium for Your Gardening Needs | The Difference Between Dirt, Soil, and Compost

7 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)

Do you know the difference between dirt, soil, and compost? Do you know what makes up Vermiculite and... Read More »

Hosta Plants | Planting, Care, and Pest Advice

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

Hosta plants have been a favorite foliage plant in New England gardens since the early 1800s. Originally from... Read More »

Daylilies | A Lovely, Low-Maintenance Perennial

Daylilies | A Lovely, Low-Maintenance Perennial

6 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)

Common daylilies are stunning flowers in their own right and are also very adaptable to most surroundings. Once... Read More »

Moss Garden | Advice and Recipe to Age Pots

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

Lush, woodsy, musky, earthy green moss. It’s hard to believe that some folks actually try to rid nature’s... Read More »

Grow Microgreens | Harvest a Salad in 2 Weeks

Grow Microgreens | Harvest a Salad in 2 Weeks

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

Dazzle your summer guests with Microgreens! Microgreens are leaf vegetables that are grown and harvested before complete maturation... Read More »

Rhododendron Care | Planting and Maintenance Tips

Rhododendron Care | Planting and Maintenance Tips

7 votes, 4.71 avg. rating (92% score)

The stunning and stately rhododendron plant — native to Asia — is a popular and well-loved landscaping element in New... Read More »



yankee-giftsub-apr2014-v2