Your All Things Plants newsletter for September 19, 2011

Some numbers from last week:
News from Trish:
Sharon and Trish are pleased to bring you "Garden Tours"- a new article every week featuring the gardens of one of our members. We hope that it brings you lots of entertainment and inspiration as we visit every sort of garden imaginable on our tour!

We also want to feature YOU! We would love to feature each and every member. Don't be shy- show off your gardens! All you need to do is contact me and start taking pictures of your gardens. We'll guide you through the rest, and our master editor Sharon will put it all together and add her finishing polish. We can't wait to hear from you!

News from Trish:
There were two new forums created this week:
Plant and Seed Trading

There were 6 new articles published last week:

Image From bowling ball to "Garden Art"
By Faye Bruce on September 19, 2011

Join me as I use glass to transform a discarded bowling ball to one of a kind "Garden Art"

Image Team Fertilize, or Team No Fertilize
By Trish Whitinger on September 18, 2011

There are too many teams to list on this Team Poll. Come tell us all about how you feed your plants.

Image Garden Tours: Zuzu
By Sharon Brown on September 17, 2011

Welcome to a new feature at All Things Plants: Garden Tours. Each week we'll take you on a tour of the lovely gardens of one of our members. This week we are going to California for the breathtaking view created by Zuzu. Come with us as she tells us all about her gardens. (Be sure to click each i...

Image Honey bees in the garden - September
By Margaret Tucker on September 16, 2011

September brings us Labor Day and cooler temperatures. Gardeners will be keeping an eye out for frost. Honey bees will continue to store winter food supplies as long as the temperature remains above 50ºF.

Image What's Blooming in September
By Larry Rettig on September 15, 2011

This article is the second in a new series at All Things Plants. On the 15th of each month I'll highlight plants blooming here at Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens. I'll have photos and will discuss the plants featured. You're invited to discuss these plants, too, but just as important, you're encourage...

Image A simple greenhouse construction
By Sandi Schmidt on September 14, 2011

A few years ago, two fellow Master Gardeners wondered if it was possible to construct a simple greenhouse in three hours. Their goal was to teach four people how to build one. Those four would then each teach four more, and so on. The two recruited me to write the instructions, a supply and tool ...

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