Your All Things Plants newsletter for September 5, 2011

Some numbers from last week:
News from vic:
Becky has announced the September Garden Art challenge.

Come join in all the fun! We look forward to seeing all your creations!

There were 4 new articles published last week:

Image Fall flower garden clean up
By Chris Rentmeister on September 5, 2011

If you're like me and live in a cool climate, your gardening season will soon be coming to an end for another year. You've either got loads of work ahead of you cleaning out your flower gardens or you are ready to sit back and relax and leave clean up until spring.

Image Team Online Nursery or team Local?
By Trish Whitinger on September 4, 2011

Gardeners have to have plants. It might even seem like the more we have, the more we want to have! The only question is: where do we primarily shop: online or locally?

Image Welcoming beneficial insects to the garden
By Christine Gaither on September 2, 2011

Nature is filled with a wide variety of beneficial insects whose diet consists mainly of the little pests that invade your gardens. Yes, there really are "good bugs" and they are a great way to combat the pests that are ready and waiting to devour and destroy your plants. Some of these good guys ...

Image Summer stars of my dog days' garden
By C. Tee Menser on August 31, 2011

The move from California to Tennessee brought with it a change in plant selections and gardening techniques. What grows well there frequently does not grow here at all. The most prominent plant diseases and pests in the two locations can also differ quite markedly. Starting over has been a real c...

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