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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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