Veggie Gardeners, Gardening with Love, The Flower Show


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Smaller containers appeal to veggie gardeners who don’t have lots of space
Washington Post
Container gardening is growing smaller. Suppliers are downsizing this season with easier-to-use trough planters, raised beds, pots or bags. It’s an effective way to produce edibles or blooms in tight spaces. One of the leaders in this less-is-better

Master Gardener classes begin March 6
Parkersburg News
Master gardeners are volunteers trained in small scale food production, horticulture and gardening. The $100 registration fee for the training course covers the cost of speakers and includes a WVU Extension Master Gardener’s manual.
In the Garden: Gardening with love
The Wenatchee World Online
By Gloria Kupferman, Master Gardener Red tulips are viewed in some cultures as the flower of choice to communicate love. “The garden is a love song, a duet between a human being and Mother Nature.” I’ve often wondered why Valentine’s Day,
A gardening Valentine might appreciate chocolate _ the plant, that is
Washington Post
Still, you might want to give the seeds as a gardening challenge, perhaps nestled in a gift box on some moist, real cotton. To sprout, the seeds need warmth and well-drained soil. Fresh seeds are available online at and
Introducing The New Sunset Western Garden Book, the Essential Guide to
MarketWatch (press release)
Now in its ninth edition and completely redesigned to be more accessible, this go-to reference for gardening in the western United States includes over 2000 full-color photographs for the first time as well as extra emphasis on contemporary issues like
Broomfield Enterprise Gardening Feb. 12: Another reason to practice zone denial
Broomfield Enterprise
By Ann Montague Colorado Master Gardener I practice zone denial. As a gardener, I love to push the envelope. Almost every year I find a plant I just have to try, even though the books say it shouldn’t grow here. Sometimes they grow.
Master Gardeners: Busting myths about the garden
Marin Independent-Journal
( John Mutrux) GARDENING MYTHS are as common as blackbirds in a sunflower field. Some have just become bad habits; others have been passed down for generations. While it may be tempting to believe that everything your grandma taught you about gardening
Flower show know-how
Chicago Tribune
Here are some tips: Choose your show wisely: Some shows are major spectacles, with a dozen or more elaborate fantasy show gardens full of real blooming plants, all-day speaker schedules and hundreds of vendors. They include the Philadelphia
Cottages & Gardens Publications Announces the Launch of a New Luxury Design
MarketWatch (press release)
9, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Cottages & Gardens Publications, known for its oversized luxury design magazines, today announced the launch of a new regional publication, New York Cottages & Gardens (NYC&G). The publication targets design
Great Falls gardening not easy but there are some tricks to try
Great Falls Tribune
These conditions discourage many aspiring gardeners, but thankfully there are ways to work around these conditions. Traditional gardening methods typically mean tilling an area in the backyard and planting in rows or blocks of crops.
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