Your All Things Plants newsletter for July 28, 2011

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News from vic
This week in the Garden Art forum, it was All About Shoes! Becky hosted a contest to do something creative with shoes and Charleen donated the prize of two garden stakes she makes using polymer clay. Click here to see all the entries and the winner.

There were 4 new articles published last week:

Image Milkweed, WW II and Aunt Bett
By Sharon Brown on July 28, 2011

It took many years but it finally occurred to me that some of our most common plants have a more colorful history than our notably famous people do. The common milkweed is one of them.

Image Hampton Court Palace Flower Show (Part 3)
By Neil Muir on July 26, 2011

As the sun came out, my day at Hampton Court beside the River Thames was getting better, apart from the odd shower. Now I could at last get out and wander on this hallowed ground. Join me as I finish in the floral marquee and go for another trek.

Image Team Gloves or Team Barehands?
By Trish Whitinger on July 24, 2011

We've talked feet, let's talk hands. Do you protect and pamper, or tough it out barehanded?

Image Honey Bees In The Garden: Propolis aka Bee Glue
By Margaret Tucker on July 22, 2011

Propolis is another wonderful product of the honey bee. Beekeepers call it bee glue because the honey bees use it for gluing their hive parts together. Let's learn more about this substance.

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