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Tips to Care for a Live Christmas Tree

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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

5 votes, 4.60 avg. rating (89% 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 (96% 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

8 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (88% 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!

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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

8 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (88% 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 (96% 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 »

Easy Roses to Plant and Care for in New England

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

Growing roses in New England can be tricky due to the varied and often unpredictable weather that this... Read More »

Keep Deer out of the Garden | 5 Non-Toxic Gardening Tips

Keep Deer out of the Garden | 5 Non-Toxic Gardening Tips

9 votes, 4.44 avg. rating (87% score)

It can be very disappointing to find that a plant or plants you have nurtured from seed and... Read More »

10 Best Shade-Loving Plants | Gardening Advice

10 Best Shade-Loving Plants | Gardening Advice

6 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (85% score)

Looking to accent the shady areas of your garden or outdoor landscape this summer? There are several shade-loving... Read More »

10 Timeless Tips to Add Visual Interest to Your Garden

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

Gardens that are in harmony with the environment lend a feeling of peace that can’t be denied. If... Read More »

Garden Cloche | Tips and Instructions

Garden Cloche | Tips and Instructions

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

A garden cloche is essentially a scaled-down greenhouse used to protect young plants against the elements. First designed... Read More »

Repot Houseplants | How to Transfer Plants into Larger Containers

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

Repotting houseplants is an essential component to keeping plants healthy and encouraging new growth. When roots become bound... Read More »

Top 10 Easy Houseplants

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

Do you love the look of lush live houseplants and the homey feel that houseplants lend to a... Read More »

The 10 Best Winter Tips for Houseplants

The 10 Best Winter Tips for Houseplants

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

Houseplants make a home more welcoming, especially during our long, cold New England winters. Living plants that are... Read More »

The Benefits of Evergreen Conifer Trees

6 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (85% score)

“In the depths of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” –Albert Camus... Read More »

The Beautiful Winterberry Bush

7 votes, 4.86 avg. rating (94% score)

Winterberry is a species of the holly bush native to eastern North America and Canada. It’s abundant in... Read More »

10 Holiday Gift Ideas from the Garden

10 Holiday Gift Ideas from the Garden

7 votes, 4.86 avg. rating (94% score)

Gardeners are known to be some of the most giving people on earth.  We love to teach, share... Read More »



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