December, 2012
Regional Report

Web Finds

National Garden Bureau's "Year Of The..."
The National Garden Bureau has announced the three crops featured in its 2013 "Year Of The..." program, which highlights one annual flower, one vegetable, and one perennial each year. Selections are chosen because they are easy-to-grow, widely adapted, genetically diverse, and versatile. 2013 is the Year of Watermelon; the Year of the Gerbera, and the Year of the Wildflower. This website has photos and fact sheets with history of the selections, information on specific varieties, and basic growing information.

Shows & Events

Bartram's Garden Holiday Celebration
This year's Holiday Greens Sale at historic Bartram's Garden o Saturday, December 8, from 10 am to 4 pm, features its signature collection of fresh wreaths (decorated and undecorated), handcrafted centerpieces, pine roping, and loose greens. Caroling, cider, card-making workshops, and s'mores are among the festivities in the courtyard and barn. Bartram's Garden is at 54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19143. For more information, call 215.729.5281 or visit http://www.bartramsgarden.org/.

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