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Track the 2003 Fall Color
Enjoy the development of this season's autumn color across the country thanks to this Fall Colors for 2003 Web site from the USDA Forest Service. Check here by state or by region, or call the fall color hotline toll free at 1-800-354-4595 for updated information about leaf color, expected foliage peaks, scenic drives, and more. Note: Be sure to check the "Other Fall Colors Web Sites" section for links to additional, more specific information for many local areas.
Trowel and Error
Sharon Lovejoy continues to delight gardeners of all ages with her most recent book, Trowel and Error; Over 700 Tips, Remedies, and Shortcuts for the Gardener (Workman Publishing Company, 2003; $13.95). Here we find tidbits and nuggets of garden lore and advice, sweetly illustrated with her whimsical yet precise drawings and all crammed neatly just so into a fat little paperback. This is an adorable book, just perfect as a small treat or stocking stuffer gift for the favorite gardener on your list.