December, 2011
Regional Report

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Ample Harvest

National News

Did you count your blessings this Thanksgiving for a table set with a delicious feast? Sadly, not everyone is fortunate enough to be able to enjoy such bounty. As a gardener, one way you can help...

Summer Jewels

Although winter is getting ready to extend its icy grip over much of the country, it's never too early to start dreaming about and planning for next summer's garden! And Salvia 'Summer Jewel...

Wild Ones

If you are interested in native plants and natural landscaping, it's time to go wild! Wild Ones is a not-for-profit environmental and advocacy organization that works to preserve biodiversity...

Climate Conscious Gardening

Thinking global, acting local is a motto that gardeners can follow to do their part to offset the effects of climate change. The Climate Conscious Gardener , part of the acclaimed series of...

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In the Garden


The New American Gardening Style of Flower Arrangement

A quick browse of Thanksgiving eve's Italian Market produce narrowed the choices. Eggplant, red cabbage, pumpkin, squash. Which would make the best holiday bouquet container? My last-minute idea is to experiment with Laura Dowling's New American...
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Web Finds

"Plant More Plants" Campaign Plant More Plants encourages homeowners in the Chesapeake Bay watershed to plant with...


Garden Designs and Seasonal Vegetables In The Complete Kitchen Garden: An Inspired Collection of Garden Designs and 100 Seasonal...
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Regional Reminders

  • Take Stock of Your Veggie Garden
  • Check Under Tree Guards and Gators
  • Remove Tree Gators For Winter
  • Check Arbor Ties
  • Pull Out Over-Enthusiastic Ground Cover

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