Public Gardens Locator
Planning a trip in spring or summer? Make time for a visit to any nearby public garden to see what distinguishes it and gather ideas to take home. National Gardening Association's Public Gardens Locator is searchable by city, state, zip code, and garden name. Even in winter some gardens are open and offer a lovely walk as well as a glimpse of the backbones of the garden that can be hidden by foliage and flowers at other times of the year.
Clever Gardening Technique
Making Suet For the Birds
Save fat trimmings from meat to feed to the birds. Place pieces into a suet feeder or an empty mesh onion bag, or melt the fat and mix in some dried fruit and nuts for added nutrition. You can freeze small pieces until you have enough to work with.