Garlic is perfect for small-space gardeners with sunny balconies and porches. Begin planting now and look forward to fresh, homegrown garlic in the months ahead.
Don't let an unappealing area or unsightly fixture like a septic tank cover ruin your view of your well-manicured landscape, cover it up! Follow this DIY and build a raised planter customized to conceal a vent pipe, water meter, septic cover and more.
Build shadow boxes for an ever-changing display of flowers and foliage. Use your fence or an exterior wall to create this vertical garden.
See more Simple Tips for your region here. You'll find great gardening advice on caring for your lawn, flowers and edibles, designed to address your specific climate and growing conditions.
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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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