For gardeners and tea fans alike, growing your own herbal tea garden is an alternative to store-bought tea bags. Experiment with different flavor combinations for your own special tea.
Looking for a unique plant stand design to fit in front of just about any window? If you’re running out of room for houseplants, this A-frame plant stand can provide the space needed to add a few more to the collection.
Birds add life, sound and movement to a garden. Keep birds hydrated when you add a bird bath like this concrete version. Check out the DIY project and build a hydration station for your feathered friends.
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About the New England Region
New England states include Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine and the North Eastern parts of New York. The traditional beginning of the growing season is mid-May, with Memorial Day marking the traditional last frost day. This region boasts four seasons with temperatures in the northernmost regions ranging from 10°F-35°F in the winter and 80°F in the summer. The eastern edge of this region is the Atlantic coastline, with sandy beaches and coastal lowlands, while the northern part of the region is covered by the Appalachian range. The interior and northern regions are known for rich, fertile soil. Average rainfall in the region is between 30-45 inches.
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